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Leuchars Airfield, Domestic Site, St Peter's Station Church, Astra Centre And General Buildings

Building(S) (First World War), Church (First World War), Hut(S) (First World War), Structure(S) (20th Century)

Site Name Leuchars Airfield, Domestic Site, St Peter's Station Church, Astra Centre And General Buildings

Classification Building(S) (First World War), Church (First World War), Hut(S) (First World War), Structure(S) (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Raf Leuchars

Canmore ID 202704

Site Number NO42SE 59.04

NGR NO 45591 21037

NGR Description NO 45591 21037 and NO 45575 21017

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/202704

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Leuchars
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District North East Fife
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NO42SE 59.04 NO 45591 21037 and NO 45575 21017

The administration and technical area visible on RAF wartime vertical air photographs (NLA 48, 5.7, flown 25 September 1942 and NLA 68, 3004-5, flown 27 August 1943). The buildings and church are depicted on the OS 1:10000 scale map (1982).

Information from RCAHMS (DE), November 2001

Within the domestic area is the 'ASTRA' building and St Peter's Station Church. Many of the original buildings have been demolished and replaced. New construction includes a large NAAFI.

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Project (March 2013 - September 2013)

A project to characterise the quantity and quality of the Scottish resource of known surviving remains of the First World War. Carried out in partnership between Historic Scotland and RCAHMS.

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