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Costa Hill, Ernie Tower

Radio Station (20th Century)

Site Name Costa Hill, Ernie Tower

Classification Radio Station (20th Century)

Canmore ID 157903

Site Number HY32NW 24

NGR HY 3112 2973

NGR Description Centred HY 3112 2973

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Orkney Islands
  • Parish Kirkwall And St Ola
  • Former Region Orkney Islands Area
  • Former District Orkney
  • Former County Orkney

Archaeology Notes

HY32NW 24 centred 3112 2973

A semi-demolished radio station with brick-and-concrete buildings on the summit of Costa Hill. The mast with beacon has been toppled to the ground. The concrete mast bases are still extant.

Visited by RCAHMS (DE, GS) May 1997.


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