MHG59178 - Machine Gun Post - Coast Battery, North Sutor


Possible machine gun post associated with the Second World War 6 inch Battery site.

Type and Period (1)

  • MACHINE GUN POST? (Second World War - 1939 AD? to 1945 AD?)

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A possible machine gun post lies to the W of the engine house (see MHG59142). It comprises two conjoined circular depressions, each about 3m in diameter, with a raised bank on the downhill slope of the E depression. Dating of the structure is not clear but more likely to be Second World War.
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 Second World War 6 inch battery site, see also
MHG35180, MHG35177, MHG35179, MHG35981, MHG35183, MHG38497, MHG46669, MHG46670, MHG59141, MHG59174, MHG59896, MHG34271, MHG35182.

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Grid reference Centred NH 8221 6899 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH86NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish NIGG

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