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Dounreay Airfield

Control Tower (20th Century)

Site Name Dounreay Airfield

Classification Control Tower (20th Century)

Canmore ID 266240

Site Number NC96NE 87.02

NGR NC 99719 67205

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Reay
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Caithness
  • Former County Caithness

Archaeology Notes

NC96NE 87.02 99719 67205

The WW II control tower has been converted to the visitor centre for Dounreay Nuclear Power station.

Visited by RCAHMS (DE, GS)

Control tower has now been demolished under the Nuclear Power Station decommissioning programme.

Information from RCAHMS (DE), November 2007


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