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Inverkeithing, The Harbour

Barrage Balloon Site (Second World War)

Site Name Inverkeithing, The Harbour

Classification Barrage Balloon Site (Second World War)

Alternative Name(s) Forth Aa Defences; Preston Crescent

Canmore ID 204827

Site Number NT18SW 213.10

NGR NT 1325 8263

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/204827

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NT18SW 213.10 1325 8263

A barrage balloon mooring sitehas been identified from postwar RAF vertical air photographs (106G UK 1326, 5105, flown 28 March 1946), in the middle of what is now a sports ground.

Information from RCAHMS (DE), March 2005

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