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South Sutor, Port War Signal Station, Engine House

Engine House (Second World War)

Site Name South Sutor, Port War Signal Station, Engine House

Classification Engine House (Second World War)

Alternative Name(s) Cromarty Defences

Canmore ID 331832

Site Number NH86NW 11.15

NGR NH 80899 67051

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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


Note (24 July 2013)

Semi sunken engine house on the N side of the track to the South Sutor coast battery. This was the Royal Navy engine house for the Port War Signal Station and the controlled minefield. The bunker has two entrances at the N and S ends of a short passageway on the E side. At the NW end of the passageway is the entrance into the engine house. Another engine house lies to the WNW (see NH86NW 11.16).

Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 24 July 2013.


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