MHG58930 - Fort George Airfield Memorial
A stone commemorating the Fort George Airfield was unveiled in 2017.
Type and Period (1)
- COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT (Constructed, Undated)
- None recorded
The Fort George Airfield Memorial stone was unveiled in 2017. It reads:
'In Memory of
Dedicated to all Units
And Personnel based here
Airfields of Britain
Kenneth P. Bannerman
Director General, ABCT
Info from Marin Briscoe 17/08/2017
See link below to HES MyCanmore contribution for photographs.
A archaeological watching brief was carried out in July 2017 by CFA Archaeology Ltd to monitor the installation of the memorial stone. The memorial stone measured approximately 1.20m high and was to be laid on concrete foundations, with the foundation trench measuring approximately 0.80m x 0.80m and approximately 0.4m deep. No features, deposits or artefacts of archaeological significance were identified. <1>
- --- Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS). 331289.
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Samantha Hickman. 2017. Watching Brief - Installation of Memorial Stone at Fort George. CFA Archaeology Ltd. Digital. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7662 5664 (6m by 6m)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/331289/fort-george-seaplane-base (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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