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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 764340

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/764340

HP61NE 6.00 Centred 66922 15610

HP61NE 6.01 HP 67427 15528 Radar Site

HP61NE 6.02 Centred HP 66977 15545 Engine House

HP61NE 6.03 HP 66432 15390 Engine House

HP61NE 6.04 Centred HP 65786 15665 Military Camp

HP61NE 6.05 HP 6632 1677 Radio Station

A Chain Home radar station situated on The Skaw, Unst. The installations and buildings cover a large area of The Skaw where the transmitter block, receiver block, engine houses, mast bases and light anti-aircraft emplacements are still to be seen.

J Guy 1995; NMRS MS 810/4, 9-10

The Chain Home Radar station and associated accommodation camps is visible on vertical air photographs (106G/Scot/UK 97, 3167-3168 and 4160-4161, flown 18 May 1946).

Information from RCAHMS (DE), December 2005

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