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Rosyth, Hm Dockyard, Hilton Road

Barrage Balloon Site (Second World War)

Site Name Rosyth, Hm Dockyard, Hilton Road

Classification Barrage Balloon Site (Second World War)

Alternative Name(s) Forth Aa Defences

Canmore ID 204819

Site Number NT18SW 213.02

NGR NT 1057 8285

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NT18SW 213.02 1057 8285

A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from post-war RAF vertical air photographs (106G/Scot/UK 10, 7035-6, flown 15 April 1946) in what was open ground to the N of Hilton Road. The site has subsequently been built over by modern housing development.

Information from RCAHMS (DE), January 2002.

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