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Rosyth, Hm Dockyard, Main Basin

Barrage Balloon Site (Second World War)

Site Name Rosyth, Hm Dockyard, Main Basin

Classification Barrage Balloon Site (Second World War)

Alternative Name(s) Rosyth Aa Defences

Canmore ID 204774

Site Number NT08SE 41.11

NGR NT 0951 8238

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 41.11 0893 8322

A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from a post-war RAF vertical air photograph (106G/Scot/UK 10, 7037, flown 15 April 1946) immediately N of the Main Basin near the S end of Cochrane Road. The site was subsequently redeveloped during the construction of the submarine hoists.

Inforamtion from RCAHMS (DE), January 2002


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