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Skye, Kyle House

Barrage Balloon Site (Second World War)

Site Name Skye, Kyle House

Classification Barrage Balloon Site (Second World War)

Canmore ID 72605

Site Number NG72NW 3.01

NGR NG 7435 2653

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Strath
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NG72NW 3.01 7435 2653

Area of deposited gravel with three barrage balloon anchor points relating to World War II use of site.

J A Atkinson and R Will 1992.

The barrage balloon mooring site is visible on RAF vertical air photographs (F21 58 RAF 1143, 0211-0212, flown 23 June 1953) about 100m SW of Kyle House. Also visible on the phtographs is a circular area about 40m N of the old A850 road (c. NG 7436 2647)

Inforamtion from RCAHMS (DE), October 2004


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