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Rosskeen

Anti Aircraft Battery (20th Century)

Site Name Rosskeen

Classification Anti Aircraft Battery (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Ing2; Invergordon

Canmore ID 116669

Site Number NH66NE 89

NGR NH 6787 6915

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NH66NE 89 6787 6915

An anti-aircraft battery has been identified from vertical air photographs (RAF 106G/Scot/UK 112, flown 1946), 150m NW of the symbol stone (NH66NE 12) which lies immediately to the N of the B817 public road from Alness to Invergordon. The battery consisted of four 3.7-inch guns, and the accomodation camp was situated both to the N and S of the gun emplacements.

Information from RCAHMS (DE) April 1997

Site visited - under barley.

CFA/MORA Coastal Assessment Survey 1998.

(NH 6785 7011) This heavy anti-aircraft battery was situated in a field to the N of the B817 road. No remains could be found on the date of visit. (the quoted NGR has been translated from the military Cassini grid system without reference to the air photographs)

J Guy 2000; NMRS MS 810/10, Vol.2, 64

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