MHG47549 - Radar Mast Base, Radar Station, Loth
The four concrete bases of a former radar mast.
Type and Period (1)
- RADAR MAST (Second World War - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
- None recorded
NMRS Report: (30/09/2004)
NC91SE 32.10 96492 10143 and 96231 10065
Two large radar masts are visible on postwar RAF vertical air photographs (CPE/Scot/UK 225, 3426-3429, flown 27 June 1946) on Crackaig Links, immediately N of Lothbeg Point . The masts are part of the wartime development of this radar station.
The masts have been removed covering removed since 1946 as the four concrete blocks forming the bases are depicted on the current OS digital 1:2500 scale map. The mast bases are also visible on more recent Fairey Survey vertical air photographs (colour) , (Fairey Surveys Ltd, SDD Coastal strip, 42. 242- 42. 243, flown 28 May 1975).
Information from RCAHMS (DE), September 2004 <1>
4 concrete bases for one of the radar masts. Each base is c. 2 m by 2 m and exist up to 1 m in height. The remains of metal mast footings are set into the concrete but have been cut off at the top of the concrete bases. Spread further apart than those recorded to north, therefore, possibly a taller mast. <2>
- <1> Dataset: RCAHMS. 02/2008. Annual update from Canmore. Digital. 266175.
- <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Sneddon, D, Gheorghiou, D, Hansom, J and Shearer, I. 03/2010. East Sutherland Coastal Zone Assessment survey: Data Structure Report. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 12/9/10. Digital. Site 298g.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 96492 10143 (20m by 20m)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/266175 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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