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Macmerry Airfield

Building (Period Unassigned), Dispersal Bay(S) (20th Century)

Site Name Macmerry Airfield

Classification Building (Period Unassigned), Dispersal Bay(S) (20th Century)

Canmore ID 255578

Site Number NT47SW 46.06

NGR NT 44939 73207

NGR Description NT 44939 73207 and NT 45115 73284

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish Gladsmuir
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District East Lothian
  • Former County East Lothian

Archaeology Notes

NT47SW 46.06 44939 73207 and 45115 73284

Two double protected dispersal bays are situated in an area between the new A1 dual carriageway and the Gladsmuir roundabouts. Both are earth banked, each having an air-raid shelter with staggered entrances set within the banking. The lower banking within the bays has been revetted with low brick walls and tarmac has been laid to provide hardstanding between the banks.

Almost equidistant between the two dispersal bays is a brick and concrete airfield crew rest building (NT 45014 73247).

Visited by RCAHMS (DE), March 2004

Otherwise known as 'E pens'

Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2010

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