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Tournaig Farm

Radar Site (20th Century)

Site Name Tournaig Farm

Classification Radar Site (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Allt Thuirnaig

Canmore ID 267100

Site Number NG88SE 26.01

NGR NG 8751 8355

NGR Description c. NG 8751 8355

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Gairloch
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NG88SE 26.01 c.8751 8355

The radar ramp for a mobile radar set and GL-mat has been identified from RAF air photographs (CPE/Scot/UK182, 4334-4335, flown 8 October 1946) in a field imemdiately N of the Allt Thuirnaig.

The GL Mk II (PRO WO 166/7309) radar set was to assist in target finding for the heavy anti-aircraft battery.

Information from RCAHMS (DE), October 2004

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