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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 671717

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NM78SE 6 7636 8152

For Military Camp see NM78SE 15

Inverailort Castle [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1974.

House was requisitioned in 1940 during World War II for training use by Special Services Units. The estate and grounds intensively utilised for training of Special and Commando units. The house was returned to the Cameron-Head family in May 1945.

Used by the army at first it was transferred to the Royal Navy for Commando training in August 1942 after which it was called HMS Lochailort.

A large hutted camp was set up in the grounds to te NE (NM78SE 15).

S Allan 2007

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