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)
- None recorded
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>
- <1> Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS). 331959.
- <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Barclay, G.J.. 2014. The Built Heritage of the First World War in Scotland: The report of a project commissioned by Historic Scotland & RCAHMS. Unaffiliated. Digital. pp 18-20, table 5.
- <3> Collection/Project Archive: Kilpatrick, A K. 2014. RCAHMS World War One Survey Project. Digital. No.506. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7247 7422 (4549m by 4299m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
|Civil Parish||KILMUIR EASTER|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/331959/invergordon-naval-base-landward-defences (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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