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Inverkeithing, Whinny Hill

Barrage Balloon Site (Second World War)

Site Name Inverkeithing, Whinny Hill

Classification Barrage Balloon Site (Second World War)

Alternative Name(s) Forth Aa Defences

Canmore ID 204823

Site Number NT18SW 213.06

NGR NT 1229 8213

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/204823

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NT18SW 213.06 1229 8213

A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from a post-war RAF vertical air photographs (CPE/Scot/UK/256, Part IV, 5414, flown 11 August 1947) in an area of level ground on the N side of Whinny Hill. The site has been destroyed by the construction of the A90 dual carriageway.

Information from RCAHMS (DE), January 2002

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