MHG56138 - Military officers' houses - Newton Road, Alness


Two houses noted by ARCH's Evanton Wartime Remains project in 2013.

Type and Period (1)

  • HOUSE (Second World War - 1939 AD? to 1945 AD?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Two large houses were noted by ARCH's Evanton Wartime Remains project in 2013. Known locally as the Captain’s house and the Commander’s House, they are on Newton Road North, but there is some confusion as to which house is which. They were said to have been built by the military during the wartime expansion in the late 1930s. On the RAF 1946 plan, both were listed as Married Officer’s quarters, but they clearly were houses for important officers. The current owner of the northernmost house was told that it was the Captain’s house, and was also was used as the Officer’s Mess. If so, this was presumably only for a short period, until the Officer’s Mess in the A camp was completed. Contributor: Alan Kinghorn <1>

GIS spatial data amended in 2020 according to location as seen on OS MasterMap. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6181 6703 (73m by 44m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH66NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ALNESS

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