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Calderglen, Torrance House, Gun Operations Room

Operations Block (20th Century)

Site Name Calderglen, Torrance House, Gun Operations Room

Classification Operations Block (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Clyde Aa Defences; Calderglen Country Park

Canmore ID 186352

Site Number NS65SE 15

NGR NS 6533 5257

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council South Lanarkshire
  • Parish East Kilbride (South Lanarkshire)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District East Kilbride
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS65SE 15 6533 5257

This post-war Gun Operations Room is situated within Calderglen Country Park a 100m SW of Torrance House. A large two-storey concrete building with one level below ground. In addition there is a radio mast, guard room and the perimeter fence still extant.

This Gun Operations Room (GOR) built around the 1950s and later used as a regional Seat of Government. More recently it has been used as a store for the Country Park.

J Guy 2001; NMRS MS 810/11, Part 3, 231-2; Vol.2 (appendix), 24

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