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West Kilbride, South Inch

Military Installation (20th Century)

Site Name West Kilbride, South Inch

Classification Military Installation (20th Century)

Canmore ID 205481

Site Number NS24NW 76

NGR NS 20606 46108

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council North Ayrshire
  • Parish West Kilbride
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Cunninghame
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS24NW 76 20606 46108

A group of huts with a tall structure has been identified from a post-war RAF vertical air photograph (CPE/Scot/UK 261, 3221, flown 13 August 1947. The Defence of Britain Project recording form states that this is a 'coastal battery'.

Information from RCAHMS, (DE), Janaury 2002 and Defence of Britain recording form, Mr A Weir, 1996

Several concrete platforms one of which has two holdfasts on it with the remains of other structures, possibly for Unrotating Projectile (UP) installations.

Information pers comm Mr A Weir, 21 July 2009

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