MHG52862 - Rifle butts, Cow Hill


Rifle butts for a former rifle range west of Cow Hill.

Type and Period (2)

  • RIFLE BUTTS (Constructed, 19th Century - 1871 AD? to 1900 AD (at some time))
  • MILITARY SITE? (Second World War - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A roofless concrete structure with concrete pillars noted during a walkover survey in June 2008. <1> The survey report suggests that these date from WW2 due to the location and views over Loch Linnhe. However, a rifle range is depicted on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map c.1900 with targets marked in this location. It is possible that the site was re-used by the military. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NN 10781 73410 (7m by 10m) (Centred)
Map sheet NN17SW
Civil Parish KILMALLIE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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