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Dumbarton, Castle Road, Blackburn Aircraft Works

Works (20th Century)

Site Name Dumbarton, Castle Road, Blackburn Aircraft Works

Classification Works (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Warehouse; Westland Aircraft Factory

Canmore ID 89047

Site Number NS47SW 78

NGR NS 4027 7464

NGR Description Centred NS 4027 7464

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council West Dunbartonshire
  • Parish Dumbarton
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Dumbarton
  • Former County Dunbartonshire

Archaeology Notes

NS47SW 78 centred 4027 7464

Parts of the Blackburn Aircraft factory survive, incorporated into a bottling plant. The workshops, office buildings , a hard standing and slipways were noted on the date of visit. Modern buildings stand on the site of the hangars.

Information from Defence of Britain recording form, (J Locock and R Willis), 1998.


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