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Rosyth, Hm Dockyard, Hilton

Barrage Balloon Site (Second World War)

Site Name Rosyth, Hm Dockyard, Hilton

Classification Barrage Balloon Site (Second World War)

Alternative Name(s) Rosyth Aa Defences; Hilton Cottages

Canmore ID 204772

Site Number NT08SE 41.10

NGR NT 0948 8339

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Dunfermline
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District Dunfermline
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NT08SE 41.10 0948 8339

A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from post-war RAF vertical air photographs (106G/Scot/UK 10, 7037-8, flown 15 April 1946) in a trangle of land between the A 985 (Admiralty Road) and Hilton Road about 50m E of Hilton Cottages.

Inforamtion from RCAHMS (DE), January 2002.


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