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Rosyth, Hm Dockyard, Dundas Road

Barrage Balloon Site (Second World War)

Site Name Rosyth, Hm Dockyard, Dundas Road

Classification Barrage Balloon Site (Second World War)

Alternative Name(s) Forth Aa Defences

Canmore ID 204820

Site Number NT18SW 213.03

NGR NT 1108 8191

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 213.03 1108 8191

A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from post-war RAF vertical air photographs (106G/Scot/UK 10, 7167-8, flown 15 April 1946) at the E end of the dockyard about 100m from the end of Dundas Road. The site was still visible on vertical air photographs taken in 1955, (58/RAF/1712, 30-1, flown 13 April 1955), but may subsequently have been removed in later dockyard developments.

Information from RCAHMS (DE), January 2002

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