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Islay, Saligo, Chain Home And Type 7000 Chain Radar Station

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    GEE STATION; AIRD THORRAINIS RADIO STATION
  • Canmore ID
    141169
  • Site type
    MILITARY CAMP (20TH CENTURY), RADAR STATION (20TH CENTURY)
  • Parish
    KILCHOMAN
  • Council
    ARGYLL
  • NGR
    NR 2115 6675
  • Latitude, longitude
    55.813244N, 6.452714W
  • Archeological notes
    NR26NW 54 centred 2115 6675 A possible Gee station is situated some 500m NNE of the farm at Saligo. The accommodation area, annotated as 'camp site, (disused)', on the current chart copy edition of the OS 1:10000 scale map (1981). Information from Mr I Brown, November 1998.
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

Related material information

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.
  • 141169 (1983)
    Aird Thorrainis Radio Station, Islay. Undeveloped site.

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1265130 (3/5/2011)
    General oblique aerial view centred on the remains of the farmstead, field boundaries and rig at Toranore, taken from the NW.
  • 1265129 (3/5/2011)
    General oblique aerial view centred on the remains of the farmstead, field boundaries and rig at Toranore, taken from the NNW.

MANUSCRIPTS

  • 141169 (15/3/98)
    Defence of Britain Project. Council of British Archaeology. Argyll and Bute. Details of former Radar site located at Saligo Bay, Islay. ( NR26NW 54 )

1st edition 6-inch maps

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 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Argyllshire, Sheet CXCVI1878