MHG47559 - Dounreay Airfield


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Type and Period (2)

  • MILITARY CAMP (Undated)
  • ENGINE HOUSE (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (25/10/2004)
NC96NE 87.07 Centred 99526 66063 and 99178 65854

Two areas situated immediately N of Upper Dounreay Smallholdings, one of which includes the electricity generator house, seven emergency air-raid shelters and many large Nissen huts suggesting a more specialised use such as engineering etc, is visible on a postwar RAF vertical air photograph (106G/Scot/UK133, 3171, flown 30 June 1946).
A vertical air photograph taken in 1977 (OS/77/122, 168, 1977) shows that all huts in this area had been removed by this date, and only the generator house is left upstanding is confirmed by a visit to the site in 2000.
Visited by RCAHMS (DE, GS), August 2000

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Grid reference Centred NC 99525 66063 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC96NE
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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