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Cambuslang, Dechmont Rifle Ranges

Firing Range (20th Century), Military Camp (20th Century)

Site Name Cambuslang, Dechmont Rifle Ranges

Classification Firing Range (20th Century), Military Camp (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Clyde Defences

Canmore ID 204064

Site Number NS65NE 93

NGR NS 6590 5910

NGR Description Centred NS 6590 5910 and NS 6595 5894

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Lanarkshire
  • Parish Cambuslang (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS65NE 93 Centred 6590 5910 and 6595 5894

A small accommodation camp consisting of 17 huts, probably associated with the rifle ranges, has been identified from RAF wartime vertical air photographs (E309, 7075-6, 3 October 1941) immediately E of the Light Burn.

Information from RCAHMS (DE), December 2001


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