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Islay, Port Ellen Airfield, Standard Firing Range

Firing Range (20th Century)

Site Name Islay, Port Ellen Airfield, Standard Firing Range

Classification Firing Range (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Glenegedale Airfield; Islay Airfield

Canmore ID 204986

Site Number NR35SW 17.02

NGR NR 3333 5192

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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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 17.02 3333 5192

This World War II airfield brick and concrete shooting butt is situated about 200m ENE of Granial Cottage. Several other airfield buildings also survive in the surrounding area.

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


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