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Dornoch, Earl's Cross House, German Working Camp, No. 641

Prisoner Of War Camp (20th Century)

Site Name Dornoch, Earl's Cross House, German Working Camp, No. 641

Classification Prisoner Of War Camp (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Earls Cross House Camp

Canmore ID 272676

Site Number NH89SW 29

NGR NH 8036 9023

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Dornoch
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NH89SW 29 8036 9023

A German Working prisoner-of-war camp noted in R J C THomas, Project Report (Twentieth Century Military Recording Project, Prisoner-of-War Camps [1939-1948]), National Monuments Records Centre, English Heritage, July 2003 has been identified from vertical air photographs (106G/Scot/UK 114, 4149-4150, flown 23 May 1946) immediately E of Earl's Cross House.

Visible are at least seven or eight huts.

This camp may be linked to one identified in Dornoch at Golf Road (NH78NE 84).

Information from RCAHMS (DE), June 2005.

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