MHG58796 - Light Anti Aircraft Gun Emplacement - Isle Ewe

Summary

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)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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>

Sources/Archives (3)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 8466 8906 (49m by 41m)
Map sheet NG88NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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