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Dundee Law

Pillbox (Second World War)

Site Name Dundee Law

Classification Pillbox (Second World War)

Alternative Name(s) Law Crescent

Canmore ID 364405

Site Number NO33SE 753

NGR NO 39086 31457

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dundee, City Of
  • Parish Dundee (Dundee, City Of)
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District City Of Dundee
  • Former County Angus


Note (27 April 2020)

A five sided type 24 concrete Pillbox has been record on the N side of Dundee Law. The pillbox is depicted on OS MasterMap and is visible on RAF air photograph 106G/Scot/UK/0003 6158 (flown 10 April 1946).

The pillbox is described has having bricked up loopholes and accessed via a flight of steps leading down the S facing rear wall to the doorway.

The pillbox has been coverted to a roost for bats, with the entrance and steps covered by a metal grate.

This pillbox forms part of the defences of Dundee during the Second World War but is not shown on contemporary plans of the defences (Barclay 2013).

Information from HES (AKK) and Grant Hutchison 27 April 2020: G J Barclay 2013


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