MHG51467 - Military Building, Hill of Ulbster

Summary

Second World War small brick-built building. Associated with the Hill of Ulbster Chain Home Low radar station. One of 17 buildings in the group.

Type and Period (1)

  • MILITARY BUILDING (Second World War - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Brick-built building with a concrete floor and roof. Measuring about 2.2m square overall and 2m in height, most of its NNE side is given over to a pair of doors that are now missing, and set into the floor on the S are two ceramic pipes, each measuring about 150mm in diameter.
Visited by RCAHMS (JRS, IF) 7 September 2004.

The building is as described above <1>. Photographs were taken <2>.


Mercer, R. J. & Hill, P.H., 1985, Archaeological field survey in northern Scotland: Volume III: 1982-1983, fig. 91 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG2512.


<1> Puls, A, Comment by Andrew Puls, HC Archaeologist (Verbal Communication). SHG23286.


<2> Puls, A, Site Visit Photographs, 07/11/2008 (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG23993.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ND 33241 42156 (2m by 3m) (Mastermap)
Map sheet ND34SW
Civil Parish WICK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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