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Drummore, Drummore Bridge, Harbour Road, Raf Air Sea Rescue Station

Air Sea Rescue Station (Second World War), Slipway (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Drummore, Drummore Bridge, Harbour Road, Raf Air Sea Rescue Station

Classification Air Sea Rescue Station (Second World War), Slipway (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Drummore Harbour

Canmore ID 120191

Site Number NX13NW 72

NGR NX 13699 36774

NGR Description Centred NX 13686 36772

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Kirkmaiden
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Wigtown
  • Former County Wigtownshire

Archaeology Notes

NX13NW 72 centred 13699 36774

For Drummore Harbour (NX 13790 36842), see NX13NW 34.00.

WWII RAF boathouse in Drummore Harbour at the W end of Harbour Road. Constructed of corrugated iron and asbestos with a lookout post on top. It was built for and used by the RAF air-sea rescue service with other service launches being housed there as well. There is a planning application to demolish the building.

J Guy 1999; NMRS MS 810/6, 207

Construction dated to c.1942, the RAF Rescue Base was related to the Luce Bay bombing ranges.

Information from Historic Scotland to RCAHMS, dated November 2003.

This building stands within Drummore Harbour (NX13NW 34.00). It is depicted, but not noted, on the current edition of the OS (GIS) AIB.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 11 July 2006.

Architecture Notes

NX13NW 72 centred 13699 36774

Drummore, Drummore Bridge, RAF Boathouse

This building was photographically recorded due to a proposed demolition. It is cement and asbestos clad with a steel frame.

Information from RCAHMS (MKO), 10 April 1996

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