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Colintraive, Craigs

Operations Block (20th Century)

Site Name Colintraive, Craigs

Classification Operations Block (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Kyles Of Bute Defences

Canmore ID 205032

Site Number NS07SW 62

NGR NS 0433 7357

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Inverchaolain
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NS07SW 62 0433 7357

(NS 0432 7358). The control centre for the static minefield in the Kyles of Bute is situated in an enclosure to the E of the road that runs S from Colintraive. The building has a superficial resemblance to a searchlight house has now been converted to a holiday cottage. The mines in the minefield were ddeliberately exploded after 1945.

Information from Defence of Britain Project recording forms, H Andrew 1996.

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