MHG59170 - Searchlight Battery - Coast Battery, Site No. 2, North Sutor


Searchlight battery associated with the First World War Site No. 2, 4 inch QF Battery.

Type and Period (1)

  • SEARCHLIGHT BATTERY (First World War - 1914 AD to 1918 AD)

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A Searchlight Battery, comprising two searchlight emplacements are located below the cliffs by the shore and c.80m to the W of the 4-inch QF battery. These are both First World War emplacements and are identical to others on the North and South Sutor. They comprise a low concrete wall with remains of a metal frame probably to support a canvas or wooden walls and roof. Both have a concrete closet to the rear.
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 30 July 2013. <1> <2>

GIS spatial data created 2019 based on OS Master Map. <3>

The camps, batteries and associated buildings and features were scheduled by Historic Environment Scotland with effect from 26/03/2019. <4>

For other installations associated with the First World War (Site No. 2) 4 inch QF battery site, see also MHG35178, MHG59094, MHG59898.

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Grid reference Centred NH 8113 6868 (17m by 8m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH86NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish NIGG

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