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Fearn Airfield

Control Tower (20th Century)

Site Name Fearn Airfield

Classification Control Tower (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Hms Owl; Loans Of Rarichie

Canmore ID 114471

Site Number NH87NW 21.06

NGR NH 8489 7614

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Fearn
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH87NW 21.06 8489 7614

The RAF watch or control tower survives some 100m SE of the later RN control tower. A single storey building with iron-framed windows and entrance in the E. Built of brick with harling, it has one small internal subdivision and a bench in the main room.

Visited by RCAHMS (DE) January and May 1997.


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