MHG30325 - Pillbox, Nigg Ferry


A concrete Second World War square pillbox.

Type and Period (1)

  • PILLBOX (Second World War - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Concrete WWII square pillbox. Nigg Pier was used for the submarine mine field. Torpedo tubes were also mounted on Nigg Pier. <1>

The location of this record was amended following feedback from a website user. <2>

This probably corresponds with a pillbox recorded in the CBA's Defence of Britain database (S0012404). The site was visited in 2000. <3>

Photographs were contributed by Martin Briscoe via the Highland HER Flickr group.<4>

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Grid reference Centred NH 79653 68754 (3m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH76NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish NIGG

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