MHG59181 - Light Anti-Aircraft Battery - Loch Ewe Defences, Mellangauan Stirkhill


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Type and Period (3)

  • ANTI AIRCRAFT BATTERY (Second World War - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • HUT (Second World War - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • GUN EMPLACEMENT (Second World War - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Three rectangular concrete hut bases and a circular feature are visible in aerial photography taken in 2009. <1>

Situated on the summit of a hill called Mellangaun Stirkhill are the remains of a light anti-aircraft battery. The gun emplacement occupied a stoney circular platform on the summit. To the W is the remains of a small brick and concrete structure thought to be the magazine. Downhill and to the N of the summit are three concrete hut bases. A metalled track leads down to the public road.
Visited by RCAHMS (AKK) 12 October 2012.

See link below to HES Canmore record for photos of the site.

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Grid reference Centred NG 8142 8924 (33m by 42m) (3 map features)
Map sheet NG88NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

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