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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    N/A
  • Canmore ID
    174991
  • Site type
    GUN EMPLACEMENT (20TH CENTURY), OBSERVATION POST (20TH CENTURY)
  • Parish
    WHITHORN
  • Council
    WIGTOWNSHIRE
  • NGR
    NX 47879 40250
  • Latitude, longitude
    54.73414N, 4.364139W
  • Archeological notes
    NX44SE 3.01 47879 40250 NX 4788 4025: an observation post, of 1939-45 war date, is situated in the interior of "The Old Fort", Dinnans. Survey of the fort in 1955 also identified a weapon-pit in the slight innermost bank on the cliff-edge at the S end of the fort. Information from RCAHMS (IFr, 3 January 2001)
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

Related material information

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 174991 (28/6/2002)
    Oblique aerial view looking across the remains of the promontory forts and observation post, taken from the NE.
  • 174991 (28/6/2002)
    Oblique aerial view looking across the remains of the promontory forts and observation post, taken from the NE.
  • 174991 (28/6/2002)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the remains of the promontory fort and observation post, taken from the ENE.
  • 174991 (28/6/2002)
    Oblique aerial view looking across the remains of the promontory forts and observation post, taken from the SW.
  • 174991 (28/6/2002)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the remains of the promontory fort and observation post, taken from the SW.

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1031800 (2/3/2006)
    General oblique aerial view centred on the remains of the settlement, promontory forts and observation post, taken from the WSW.
  • 1031798 (2/3/2006)
    General oblique aerial view centred on the remains of the settlement, promontory forts and observation post, taken from the NW.
  • 1031796 (2/3/2006)
    General oblique aerial view centred on the remains of the settlement, promontory forts and observation post, taken from the NE.
  • 1031794 (2/3/2006)
    General oblique aerial view centred on the remains of the settlement, promontory forts and observation post, taken from the W.

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Wigtownshire, Sheet 341849