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Lowther Hill

Radar Station (20th Century), Radio Station (20th Century)

Site Name Lowther Hill

Classification Radar Station (20th Century), Radio Station (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Green Lowther

Canmore ID 126292

Site Number NS81SE 14

NGR NS 890 107

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Lanarkshire
  • Parish Crawford
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Clydesdale
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS81SE 14 890 107

Aerial photography has recorded a military radar station on Lowther Hill, E of Wanlockhead (RCAHMSAP 1994). A radio station is also visible at Green Trough, some 1000m to the NE at NS 896 115 (RCAHMSAP 1994, No.s C27536-7).

Information from RCAHMS (JH) 12 February 1998.


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