MHG59147 - Searchlight Battery - Coast Battery, Site No. 3, South Sutor
Part of the First World War Site No. 3, 4 inch QF Battery.
Type and Period (1)
- SEARCHLIGHT BATTERY (First World War - 1914 AD to 1918 AD)
- None recorded
Two searchlight emplacements (or electric light emplacement as annoated on the plan of the site (The National Archive WO 78/5192)), part of the 4-inch QF coast battery are located below the military camp (see MHG59148) just at the cliff edge.
The surviving structures comprise a low concrete wall with a bay shaped front, with a concrete closet to the rear. Originally a metal frame work would have supported a canvas or wooden roof and walls. Traces of the path to the military camp survive. <1>
GIS spatial data copied from data supplied by AKK from RCAHMS World War One Survey Project. <2>
For other installations associated with the First World War (Site No. 3) 4 inch battery site, see also MHG36173, MHG59848, MHG59149.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8082 6730 (23m by 6m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (2)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/331855/south-sutor-coast-battery-searchlight-battery (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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