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Bower, Composite Signals Organisation (C.s.o.s.) Smerral, Rdf Out-station No.4 Site

Radio Mast (20th Century)

Site Name Bower, Composite Signals Organisation (C.s.o.s.) Smerral, Rdf Out-station No.4 Site

Classification Radio Mast (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Admiralty Rdf Station; Gchq Signals Monitoring Station

Canmore ID 268070

Site Number ND26SW 61.02

NGR ND 23555 62117

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

ND26SW 61.02 23555 62117

Bower C.S.O.S. GCHQ signals Monitoring Station No.4 site at Smerral. This was an RDF out-station consisting of a mast within a circular enclosure. The site is depicted on the OS 1:10560 scale map (1970) and annotated 'masts'.

Information from Defence of Brtain Project form, (Mr A Gutteridge), 1999


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