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Edinburgh, Raf Turnhouse Airfield

Pillbox (20th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Raf Turnhouse Airfield

Classification Pillbox (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Turnhouse Airfield Defences

Canmore ID 203525

Site Number NT17SE 70.08

NGR NT 1556 7409

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT17SE 70.08 1556 7409

A type 27 pillbox has been identified from post-war RAF vertical air photographs (106G/Scot/UK 119, Pt.I, 5026-7, flown 20 June 1946) on the S side of the road about 100m W of the junction between Cammo Road and Turnhouse road.

Information from RCAHMS (DE), December 2001

The pillbox has been removed.

Visited by RCAHMS (DE), October 2001


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