Friockheim, Camp 275/275a, Recreation Ground
Prisoner Of War Camp (20th Century)(Possible)
Site Name Friockheim, Camp 275/275a, Recreation Ground
Classification Prisoner Of War Camp (20th Century)(Possible)
Alternative Name(s) Kinnell Camp; Cemetery
Canmore ID 272560
Site Number NO54NE 85
NGR NO 5992 4959
NGR Description Centred NO 5992 4959
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
- Council Angus
- Parish Kinnell
- Former Region Tayside
- Former District Angus
- Former County Angus
NO54NE 85 centred 5992 4959
The site of a possible Prisoner-of-war camp is siutated immediately to the E of the cemetery at Friockheim.
The site is visible on postwar vertical air photographs (106G Scot/UK 6, 3244-3245, flown 14 April 1946), and consists of at least four large and two smaller huts. In addition, a small rectangular area with paths can be seen situated centrally between the huts.
A Prisoner-of -war camp is noted at Friockheim as 'Kinnel Camp' in a list in 'Project Report. Twentieth Century Military Recording Project, Prsiner of War Camps (1939-1948)', National Monuments Records Centre, English Heritage Centre, July 2003 (Thomas, R, 2003).
Information from RCAHMS (DE), May 2005