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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 174606

Site Number HY40NE 29.02

NGR HY 47312 08617

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

HY40NE 29.02 47312 08923

A round Norcon concrete pillbox is situated about half-way upslope from Kirkwall airport, immediately inland from the Sand of Wideford. The pillbox has six loopholes and a hatch on the top.

J Guy 1992-1993; NMRS MS 810/2, 75-6, 79

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

Information from RCAHMS (DE), December 2004

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