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- Alternative name(s)
- Canmore ID
- Site type
AIRFIELD (20TH CENTURY), PIT(S), RIG AND FURROW
NH 8000 9816
- Latitude, longitude
- Archaeological notes
NH89NW 27 centred 8000 9816 Part of this airfield falls on map sheet NH79NE A Satellite Landing Ground (SLG), an old watch office bungalow and a few buildings survive with concrete bases. D J Smith 1983 This grass airfield is situated on the S side of the A9 (T), two miles W of Golspie. Only a few small buildings are extant and in very poor condition. The watch house (bungalow) described by Smith (Smith 1983) has now been demolished and a new house built on the site. J Guy 2000; NMRS MS 810/10, Vol.2, 92 The extreme E part of this Satellite Landing Ground is visible on wartime RAF vertical air photographs (NLA 33, 2.26-2.27, flown 11 April 1942). Dispersed aircraft are noted in fields to the NW and SW of a modern house annotated 'Kilmaree' (NH 79916 98328) on the OS Explorer 1:25000 scale map and the E end of the grass runway. Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2003
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Related material information
- 1354041 (19/7/2013)
Oblique aerial view of the former site of Kirkton Airfield and the cropmarks of the rig and the possible pits, looking NNW.
- 1354040 (19/7/2013)
Oblique aerial view of the former site of Kirkton Airfield and the cropmarks of the rig, possible pits and the enclosure, looking NNW.
- 1354039 (19/7/2013)
Oblique aerial view of the former site of Kirkton Airfield and the cropmarks of the rig and the possible pits, looking N.
- 91607 ()
Highland Region. A survey of the 20th century defences. Survey by John Guy 1992-2000 three volumes
- 91607 ()
Copy of an article from "Scotland's Wartime Airfields : Conflict and Legacy," by Keith Bryers, Munlochy, Perthshire. (including list of sites and map references.
- 91607 (1976)
British Airfields, past and present. Map showing all British airfields to compliment the Merseyside Avaiation Society publication 'British Isles Airfield Guide'.
1st edition 6-inch maps
|Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Sutherland, Sheet CV||1873|
1st edition 25-inch maps
|Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Sutherland, Sheet 105.14||1873|