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Benbecula Airfield, Cnoc Rolum, Battle H.q.

Battlefield Headquarters (20th Century)

Site Name Benbecula Airfield, Cnoc Rolum, Battle H.q.

Classification Battlefield Headquarters (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Dun Gainmhich; Dunganachy

Canmore ID 274513

Site Number NF75NE 4.11

NGR NF 78951 55030

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/274513

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish South Uist
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NF75NE 4.11 78951 55030

The former Battle HQ for Benbecula Airfield is situated in a field about 40m WSW of an abandoned farmsteading annotated 'Knock Rolum' on the current OS 1:25,000 scale map.

It is visible on vertical air photographs taken in 1946 (CPE/Scot/UK 191, 4042-4043, flown 10 October 1946).

Information via e-mail to RCAHMS from J Guy, September 2005

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