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Kilmuir

Firing Range (19th Century)-(20th Century), Firing Range (First World War), Target (First World War), Target (19th Century)-(20th Century)

Site Name Kilmuir

Classification Firing Range (19th Century)-(20th Century), Firing Range (First World War), Target (First World War), Target (19th Century)-(20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Polnicol; Cromarty Firth

Canmore ID 289800

Site Number NH77SE 49

NGR NH 75921 72572

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kilmuir Easter
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH77SE48 75921 72572

The survey records the tower at NGR 7605 7275

A timber tower (8 posts at 1.5m intervals) 3.5m high. Iron framed winding mechanism atop it. Leading inshore from the tower is a linear stone setting running in from the Eastern extremity for approximately 25m by 1.5-2m wide and upstanding no more than 20cm. Upright timbers are c. 20 by 25cm and rotting at base.

CFA/MORA Coastal Assessment Survey 1998.

Activities

Project (March 2013 - September 2013)

A project to characterise the quantity and quality of the Scottish resource of known surviving remains of the First World War. Carried out in partnership between Historic Scotland and RCAHMS.

Note (30 September 2013)

Two rifle ranges are shown on the 2nd edition of the OS 6-inch map. The range to the W is 600 yards long with the target in the intertidal zone. For the E rifle range see NH77SE 51)

Inform,ation from RCAHMS (AKK) 30 September 2013.

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