MHG59149 - Engine House - Coast Battery, Site No. 3, South Sutor


Part of the First World War Site No. 3, 4inch QF Battery. A later structure of unknown purpose was built on top .

Type and Period (2)

  • BATTERY ENGINE HOUSE (First World War - 1914 AD to 1918 AD?)
  • STRUCTURE (First World War to Second World War - 1914 AD? to 1945 AD?)

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An engine house, annotated as 'Power House' on a plan of the site (The National Archives WO 78/5192). A later structure on the site of the power house comprising a large concrete base with a brick building of unknown purpose constructed on top may date to a later building phase during the First World War or a Second World War building which was abandoned and unroofed by August 1945 (106G/UK/751, 6035-6037, flown 31 August 1945). <1> <2>

GIS spatial data crated 2018 based on OS Master Map (represents later building). <3>

The building was included in the scheduling for the South Sutor Battery with effect from 29/04/2019. <4>

For other installations associated with the First World War (Site No. 3) 4 inch battery site, see also MHG36173, MHG59848, MHG59147.

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Grid reference Centred NH 8084 6726 (13m by 12m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH86NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CROMARTY

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