MHG59148 - Military Camp (WWI) - Coast Battery, Site No. 1, North Sutor

Summary

Military camp associated with the First World War Site No. 1, 9.2 inch Battery.

Type and Period (1)

  • MILITARY CAMP (First World War - 1914 AD to 1918 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The military camp site lies behind and to the NW of the gun emplacements. The layout of the buildings is shown on a plan of the battery dated 1922 (The National Archive WO 78/5192). At least eighteen are shown on the plan including the engine house (see MHG46670) and PWSS (see NH86NW 9.20). The buildings, all to the S of the track to the 4-inch QF battery, include two Sergeants and Men’s quarters, Officers Quarters, two cook houses each with a store, a carpenters workshop, latrines, a guard room, two workshops, paint store, garage, one building labelled D.R.R . Three of the buildings lie outside the boundary fence to the SW.
The camp site was completely demolished and a larger camp site of 25 buildings was constructed to a different arrangement for the Second World War. Recorded as part of HS and RCAHMS World War One Audit Project. <1> <2>

GIS Spatial data copied from data supplied by AKK from RCAHMS World War One Survey Project.
NH 81839 68906 - Workshop
NH 81854 68959 - Latrines
NH81865 68962 - Earth and coal store
NH81902 68968 & NH 81893 68950 - Sergeant's and Men's quarters
NH 81919 68957 - Cook house
NH 81925 68959 - Store
NH 81905 68930 - D.R.R building
NH81933 68977 - Cook house
NH 81939 68980 - Store
NH81948 68966 - Carpenter's workshop
NH 81960 68983 - Officer's quarters
NH 81799 68878 - Possible paint store
NH 81769 68926 - Works dept store
NH 82777 68930 - Garage
NH 81827 68923 - Guard room <3>

For other installations associated with the First World War (Site No. 1) 9.2 inch battery site, see also MHG35176, MHG35177, MHG35179, MHG35183, MHG46670, MHG59897, MHG59175, MHG59142.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 8186 6893 (202m by 113m)
Map sheet NH86NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish NIGG

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