MHG47781 - Pillbox - Evanton Airfield, Alness


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Type and Period (1)

  • PILLBOX (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (17/11/2004)
NH66NW 34.12 61918 67247

A brick and concrete type 24 pillbox is situated immediately S of the Inverness to Wick railway and S of what is annotated on the OS 1:10000 scale map (1990) as the 'Schwappach Belt'.
In addition a WW II 'Dannert' concertina barbed-wire fence was also noted behind this pillbox.
Information from Defence of Britain Project form, (Mr A Gutteridge), 1989 <1>

Photographs received from visitor to HER website. Pillbox is in good condition. <2>

This site was noted during ARCH's Evanton Wartime Remains project in 2013. It was described as a well preserved type 24 pillbox by the railway. Two embrasures had been blocked up, one by the doorway and one facing the railway. It was outside the perimeter fencing. Contributors: Catriona Fraser, Alan Kinghorn <3>

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Grid reference Centred NH 61918 67246 (5m by 6m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH66NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ALNESS

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