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Kirkwall, Heatheryquoy, Anti Invasion Stop Line

Pillbox (20th Century)

Site Name Kirkwall, Heatheryquoy, Anti Invasion Stop Line

Classification Pillbox (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Inganess Stop Line

Canmore ID 174605

Site Number HY40NE 29.01

NGR HY 47188 08923

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

HY40NE 29.01 47188 08923

A round concrete Norcon type pillbox is situated in the corner of a field 70m SE of Heatheryquoy farmsteading. The pillbox has six loopholes and an entrance hatch on the top.

J Guy 1992-1993; MS 810/2, 68, 71-2

The pillbox forms part of the Inganess Stop Line (PRO WO/199/2729).

Information from RCAHMS (DE), December 2004

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