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)
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.
- <1> Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS). 331878.
- <2> Collection/Project Archive: Kilpatrick, A K. 2014. RCAHMS World War One Survey Project. Digital. No. 654.
- <3> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Mastermap. Digital. XY
- <4> Text/Designation Notification/Scheduled Monument: Historic Environment Scotland. 2019. Addition to the Schedule of Monuments: SM13570: North Sutor Battery, batteries and camps. Historic Environment Scotland. 27/03/2019. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8113 6868 (17m by 8m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (2)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM13570 (View online HES designation record)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/331878/north-sutor-coast-battery (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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