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Edinburgh, Restalrig, Craigentinny Golf Course

Anti Aircraft Battery (20th Century), Anti Glider Ditches (20th Century), Military Camp (20th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Restalrig, Craigentinny Golf Course

Classification Anti Aircraft Battery (20th Century), Anti Glider Ditches (20th Century), Military Camp (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Edg1; Forth Aa Defences

Canmore ID 114456

Site Number NT27NE 160

NGR NT 2893 7505

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT27NE 160.00 2893 7505

NT27NE 160.01 Centred NT 2875 7500 Military Camp

A heavy anti-aircraft battery with what is probably a radar ramp has been identified from vertical air photographs (visible on RAF 106G/Scot/UK/118, flown 1946, 6042-3), on a slight rise in an area which is now occupied by Craigentinny Golf Course. A four gun emplacement battery with an accomodation camp (NT27NE 160.01) some 150m to the W. The battery has since been demolished to make way for the post-war golf course.

Information from RCAHMS (DE) February 1997


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