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?)
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.
- --- Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS). 332230.
- <1> Collection/Project Archive: Kilpatrick, A K. 2014. RCAHMS World War One Survey Project. Digital. Site 101. XY
- <2> 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 8221 6899 (10m by 10m)|
|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/332230/north-sutor-coast-battery (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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