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Proudfoot, Battery

Battery (19th Century)

Site Name Proudfoot, Battery

Classification Battery (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) North Head; Wick Bay

Canmore ID 9217

Site Number ND35SE 78

NGR ND 3818 5090

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Wick
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Caithness
  • Former County Caithness

Archaeology Notes

ND35SE 78 3818 5090

A four-gun battery for the drilling in big gun practice of the 1st Caithness Artillery Volunteers. Inside a parapet wall of stone, sloping embankment outward.

Name Book 1872.


Visited by OS 17 August 1982.

Architecture Notes

Reference: Name book, Caithness, No. 13, p. 190.

(Undated) information in NMRS.


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