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Whistlefield Battery

Anti Aircraft Battery (20th Century)

Site Name Whistlefield Battery

Classification Anti Aircraft Battery (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) An7; Clyde Aa Defences

Canmore ID 106357

Site Number NS29SW 8

NGR NS 2345 9237

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Rhu
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Dumbarton
  • Former County Dunbartonshire

Archaeology Notes

NS29SW 8 2345 9237

A now demolished anti-aircraft battery which was situated on the SW side of Whistlefield.

Information from Mr Guy, August 1996

This World War II heavy anti-aircraft battery is situated on the W side of the railway halfway between Porticaple and Garelochhead. One holdfast and part of the concrete approach road are all that could be seen on the date of visit. The area gives the appearance of being used to dump spoil when the new road was constructed near by.

J Guy 2001; NMRS MS 810/11, Part 2, 119-120

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