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Crail Airfield

Pillbox (20th Century)(Possible)

Site Name Crail Airfield

Classification Pillbox (20th Century)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Crail Airfield Defences

Canmore ID 251189

Site Number NO60NW 49.14

NGR NO 62757 08159

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Fife
  • Parish Crail
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District North East Fife
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NO60NW 49.14 62757 08159

A possible pillbox is situated at the top of a low cliff at the end of the SE-NW runway. The structure is not depicted on the OS 1:10000 chart copy map (1972) but is shown on the current OS digital 1:2500 scale map as a six-sided building. It is also visible on postwar RAF vertical air photographs (106G/Scot/UK5, 4079-4081, flown 14 April 1946).

Information from RCAHMS (DE), October 2003

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