MHG51373 - Emergency Air Raid Shelter, Loans of Tullich

Summary

Standard emergency air raid, or scramble shelter. Part of Loans of Tullich military camp.

Type and Period (1)

  • AIR RAID SHELTER (Second World War - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A scramble, or emergency air raid shelter, one of a number located around the military camp. Designed for emergency use if a covered shelter could not be reached. It is designed to protect the occupants from blast and shrapnel. They are brick-built to a standard design and are common in such installations. This shelter has some superficial damage but is generally a well preserved example of the type <1>. Photographed <2>.


<1> Ash Consulting Group, 1999, Second World War Airfields at Tain and Fearn, Easter Ross (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG21706.


<2> Puls, A, Comment by Andrew Puls, HC Archaeologist (Verbal Communication). SHG23286.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 85635 77041 (10m by 8m)
Map sheet NH87NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish FEARN

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