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Islay, Port Ellen Airfield, Battle H.q.

Battlefield Headquarters (20th Century)

Site Name Islay, Port Ellen Airfield, Battle H.q.

Classification Battlefield Headquarters (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Glenegedale Airfield; Islay Airfield

Canmore ID 204985

Site Number NR35SW 17.01

NGR NR 3319 5202

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Kildalton And Oa
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR35SW 17.01 3319 5202

The airfield Battle Headquarters (HQ) is situated to the NE of the airfield about 150m NE of Granial Cottage immediately N of a drain. Built of brick and concrete the Battle HQ is of type 11008/4. On the date of visit the lower floors were flooded.

Information from Defence of Britain Project recording forms, N Ruckley 1998.


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