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Kirknewton Airfield

Aircraft Hangar (20th Century)

Site Name Kirknewton Airfield

Classification Aircraft Hangar (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Whitemoss

Canmore ID 271537

Site Number NT16NW 52.02

NGR NT 11757 65848

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Ratho
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT16NW 52.02 11757 65848

A Bellman type aircraft hangar is situated in the NW corner of the airfield. The hangar is still in use for light aircraft.

The hangar is visible on a RAF WW II vertical air photograph (NLA 71, 3021, flown 9 September 1943).

Visited by RCAHMS (DE), October 2004


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