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Lewis, Aird Uig, Rotor Radar Site

Military Camp (20th Century)

Site Name Lewis, Aird Uig, Rotor Radar Site

Classification Military Camp (20th Century)

Canmore ID 161859

Site Number NB03NW 14.01

NGR NB 0493 3816

NGR Description Centred NB 0493 3816

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish Uig
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NB03NW 14.01 centred 0493 3816

Camp Site (disused) [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1974.

Extends onto mapsheet NB03NE.

This large accommodation camp site is situated immediately N of Aird Uig. There are still many buildings extant in differing states of repair.

This is a former RAF camp site for the radar site and some of the buildings have been taken over for private use with others being left derelict. The radar site is still active.

J Guy 2002; NMRS MS 810/12, 21-7

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