MHG36272 - Boor, Torran Gorm


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Type and Period (2)

  • (Former Type) SITE (Undated)
  • GUN EMPLACEMENT (20th Century - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)

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  • None recorded

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User: Admin, Date: Wed 13 Oct 2004
NG88SW 15 8381 8228

On the E side of the road to Naust is a large concrete platform with at least two hut bases nearby. This large concrete block was for a 20mm Oerlikon light anti-aircraft gun.
J Guy 2000; NMRS MS 810/10, Vol.1, 48

Large concrete block with hut base near. During WWII a 20mm Oerlikon LAA gun was mounted on this block. Photo in J A Guy, 20th Century Defences, (report nos. 1, 8 & 11)
A M Fox, Highland Council, 18.10.01

4 substantial concrete bases recorded during rapid walkover survey of this area. <1>

The site was visited and photographed by A Puls of Highland Council in October 2012 as part of a high level assessment of Second World War sites associated with the Loch Ewe Arctic Convoys. Sites visited were confined to significant features and remains located between Poolewe and Cove. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NG 8381 8228 (30m by 30m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG88SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

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