MHG58796 - Light Anti Aircraft Gun Emplacement - Isle Ewe
WW2 concrete platforms on Isle Ewe
Type and Period (2)
- BUILDING PLATFORM? (Second World War - 1939 AD? to 1945 AD?)
- ANTI AIRCRAFT GUN EMPLACEMENT? (Second World War - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
- None recorded
Site of a light anti aircraft gun emplacement with at least two concrete hut bases is visible on an RAF vertical air photograph (CPE/SCOT/UK 182 1319, flown 8 October 2013). The landowner has a map in his pocession from the War Office showing the location of ground to be requisitioned.
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 15 November 2013.
Three WW2 concrete platforms measuring 4 x 8m. The sites were recorded in 2014 by Malone D, MacInnes A & Buchanan J as part of an archaeological survey of Isle Ewe. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2014 Aps <2>
- --- Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS). 333403.
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Malone, B, MacInnes, A & Buchanan, J. 2014. A History and Survey of Isle Ewe. Unaffiliated. 2018. Digital. p.37 Site 17,18.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2014. Getmapping aerial photography 2014. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NG 8466 8906 (49m by 41m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/333403/isle-of-ewe-druim-na-h-acairseid-light-anti-aircraft-gun-emplacement (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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