MHG36215 - Military Tank, Hoy Station
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Type and Period (1)
- FUEL TANK (Modern - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)
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User: Admin, Date: Wed 13 Oct 2004
ND16SW 53 1474 6039 and 1495 6055
Two groups of tanks situated both E and W of the railway at Hoy Station which were built to provide aircraft fuel for Castletown, Wick and Skitten airfields. The pump room was underground on the W side of the railway and the four fuel tanks were on the E side. All the tanks on the E side have been removed. The pump room under a earth mound that is now grass grown. The site was also rail connected.
J Guy 2000; NMRS MS 810/10, Vol.1, 40
Martin Briscoe has submitted photographs of this site to the Highland HER Flickr group. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred ND 1473 6039 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)|
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- http://www.flickr.com/groups/her/pool/tags/MHG36215 (View images of this site in the Highland HER Flickr group)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/171508 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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