MHG47673 - Pillbox - North Sutor, Coast Battery

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Type and Period (1)

  • PILLBOX (First World War to Second World War - 1914 AD? to 1945 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (26/10/2004)
NH86NW 9.14 81964 69003

A type 25 (circular) pillbox which was formerly situated at the gate/entrance to the battery complex has now been removed and lies next to the building at NH 81984 68986.
The pillbox in the original position is visible on a RAF vertical air photograph (106G/UK751, 6039, flown 31 August 1945.)
Visited by RCAHMS, (DE, SW), August 2000

A pillbox lying face down was removed from its original location next to the entrance gate and been dumped between the RA storehouse and the No.2 Gun house. The pillbox is open at the rear and has only three facets to the front. Wrongly identified as a type 25 pillbox this is identical to the other pillbox recorded at the battery (see MHG59782). With its unusual construction and thin walls it may be that this is a First World War blockhouse (pillbox).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 29 July 2013.

GIS spatial data copied from data supplied by the RCAHMS World War One Survey Project. This represents the original location of the structure as indicated by RAF air photography (106G/UK751, 6039, flown 31 August 1945). <1>

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 81964 68999 (4m by 2m)
Map sheet NH86NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish NIGG

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