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North Queensferry, Port Laing

Barrage Balloon Site (Second World War)

Site Name North Queensferry, Port Laing

Classification Barrage Balloon Site (Second World War)

Alternative Name(s) Forth Aa Defences; Hewnden

Canmore ID 204826

Site Number NT18SW 213.09

NGR NT 1338 8150

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NT18SW 213.09 1338 8150

A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from postwar RAF vertical air photographs (106G/ UK 1326, 5002-5003, flown 28 March 1946), in a field to the N of Port Laing.

At least two rings of mooring blocks can be seen on the photographs.

Information from RCAHMS (DE), March 2005


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