MHG59175 - Engine House - Coast Battery, Site No. 1, North Sutor


Possible engine house associated with the First World War Site No. 1, 9.2 inch Battery.

Type and Period (1)

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

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A possible engine house is located at the W end of a jetty, and behind and below the rock stack with a First World War searchlight emplacement (see NH86NW 9.05). The remains comprise a concrete base with a raised plinth for a possible engine with metal fixings still visible. The E end of the concrete base is being undercut by wave action.
Visited by RCAHMS (AKK) 7 August 2013.

GIS spatial data copied from data supplied by the RCAHMS World War One Survey Project. <1>

The North Sutor camps, batteries and associated buildings and features were scheduled by Historic Environment Scotland with effect from 26/03/2019. <2>

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, MHG59148, MHG59142.

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Grid reference Centred NH 8214 6879 (6m by 5m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH86NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish NIGG

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