MHG57090 - WWII D.O.E. Offices - Invergordon Dockyard


The former WWII D.O.E. offices building at Invergordon Dockyard.

Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

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The former WWII D.O.E. offices building at Invergordon Dockyard.

The buildings were investigated in 2015 as part of the ARCH project 'Invergordon in World War I'. During WWI land was reclaimed on the shore, by filling in from approximately the Central pier to Oakes Villa Stores. Railway lines were constructed along the shore to the east for transporting infill material. A WWI aerial photo shows few buildings in this area during WWI. However, by WWII there are a number within the area, as shown by a wartime plan in private collection and aerial photos. The infill area was for the most part taken over by the M.O.D., with a line running south from Shore Road. This long building oriented north-south was near the western limit of the M.O.D. area. On a WWII plan in private possession, it is labelled D.O.E. offices. Immediately to the south of it, also on the same orientation was a smaller building labelled D.O.E. Workshop. No building appears here in the 1930 aerial photograph. On the 1947 aerial photo it appears as a long building with flat roof, with the northern part taller than the southern. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7096 6847 (14m by 46m)
Map sheet NH76NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

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