MHG58834 - Blast Structure - Castletown Airfield


Possible air raid shelter or blast structure.

Type and Period (2)

  • BLAST SHELTER? (20th Century - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)
  • STRUCTURE (20th Century - 1901 AD? to 2000 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A double celled, roofless structure is visible in aerial photography taken 1999-2001. <1>

A low walled, double chambered structure has been identified at the northern perimeter of Castletown Airfield. It may be a blast shelter.
Information from the UK Pillbox Study Group, June 2012 <2>

GIS spatial data created 2018 based on OS Master Map. <3>

See link below to HES Canmore record for photographs.

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred ND 2116 6717 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND26NW
Civil Parish DUNNET
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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