MHG59143 - Gun emplacements and Huts - Meall Na Lice Duibhe
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Type and Period (3)
- GUN EMPLACEMENT (Second World War - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
- HUT (Second World War - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
- ANTI AIRCRAFT BATTERY (Second World War - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
- None recorded
Located on the W side of a metalled track leading up from the sewage works at Leacan Donna is a light anti-aircraft battery. A stoney circular platform on which the gun was placed lies atop a low knoll. A possible second gun platform may lie immediately to the S but this may be a natural feature, as it lacks a stony base and may be a hollow in the peat created by wind erosion. Below and to the E of the knoll are three concrete hut bases. The S most base is a toilet block. Further down hill and adjacent to the W side of the track are a further three concrete hut bases. To have six huts at this location may suggest that two guns were located here. Most light anti-aircraft batteries around Loch Ewe have three huts associated with them.
Visited by RCAHMS (AKK) 7 May 2013.
Three of the hut bases are depicted on current (2018) OS Master Mapping. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred NG 8401 9245 (9m by 38m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/331168/meall-na-lice-duibhe (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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