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Evanton Airfield, Schwappach Belt

Pillbox (20th Century)

Site Name Evanton Airfield, Schwappach Belt

Classification Pillbox (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Novar Camp; Evanton Airfield Defences

Canmore ID 268004

Site Number NH66NW 34.12

NGR NH 61918 67247

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NH66NW 34.12 61918 67247

A brick and concrete type 24 pillbox is situated immediately S of the Inverness to Wick railway and S of what is annotated on the OS 1:10000 scale map (1990) as the 'Schwappach Belt'.

In addition a WW II 'Dannert' concertina barbed-wire fence was also noted behind this pillbox.

Information from Defence of Britain Project form, (Mr A Gutteridge), 1989


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