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)
- None recorded
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.
- --- SHG23282 Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS). 331166.
- --- SHG28062 Collection/Project Archive: Kilpatrick, A K. 2014. RCAHMS World War One Survey Project. Digital. No, 1305.
- <1> SHG27384 Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2014. Getmapping aerial photography 2014. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NG 8142 8924 (33m by 42m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/331166/mellangaun-stirkhill (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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