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Wigtown Airfield, Technical Site

Air Raid Shelter(S) (20th Century), Building(S) (20th Century), Decontamination Building (20th Century), Hut(S) (19-20th Century)

Site Name Wigtown Airfield, Technical Site

Classification Air Raid Shelter(S) (20th Century), Building(S) (20th Century), Decontamination Building (20th Century), Hut(S) (19-20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Baldoon Airfield

Canmore ID 256109

Site Number NX45SW 41.04

NGR NX 43333 52923

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/256109

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  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Kirkinner
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Wigtown
  • Former County Wigtownshire

Archaeology Notes

NX45SW 41.04 43333 52923

A decontamination centre is situated in the technical are of the airfield about 179m NE of East Mains of Baldoon farmsteading. Though not examined closely on the date of visit, it is proably a type J centre.

The centre is visible on a vertical air photograph (106G/Scot/UK 42, 4212, flown 4 May 1946), amongst several other buildings in the technical site.

Visited by RCAHMS (DE), March 2004

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