MHG59892 - Landward Defences, Trench system - Invergordon Naval Base


Part of the First World War Invergordon defences.

Type and Period (2)

  • MILITARY INSTALLATION (First World War - 1914 AD to 1918 AD)
  • TRENCH (First World War - 1914 AD to 1918 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

War Department maps of field defences of Scotland in 1916 (The National Archives WO 78/4396) record that the approach to the Invergordon Naval Base from the north-east was blocked by a series of trenches, strong-points and barbed wire entanglements. The defences ran NW for about 6.5km inland from the coast at Barbaraville
Recorded as part of the HS/RCAHMS World War One Audit Project, 2013. <1> <2>

GIS spatial data copied from data supplied by AKK from the RCAHMS World War One Survey Project. <3>

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NH 7247 7422 (4549m by 4299m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH77SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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