MHG47781 - Pillbox - Evanton Airfield, Alness
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Type and Period (1)
- PILLBOX (Undated)
- None recorded
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>
- <1> Dataset: RCAHMS. 02/2008. Annual update from Canmore. Digital. 268004.
- <2> Text/Correspondence: Private individual. 2008-11. Feedback from website visitor. Yes. Digital. Alan Kinghorn.
- <3> Dataset/Database File: Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). 2013. Evanton Wartime Remains. Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). Yes. MDB. Site 53.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 61918 67246 (5m by 6m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (2)
- http://www.archhighland.org.uk/evanton-wartime-remains.asp (Link to ARCH project page)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/268004 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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