River Clyde, Newshot Island, Barrage Balloon Mooring Site
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The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandAlternative Name(s)
CLYDE AA DEFENCES; SANDIELAND WOODCanmore ID
BARRAGE BALLOON SITE (20TH CENTURY)County
NS 4926 6956Latitude, Longitude
NS46NE 145 c. 4926 6956
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from an RAF WW II oblique aerial photograph (No.1CAM, x891, flown20 October 1941), on the S bank of the River Clyde immediately E of a small inlet and marshy area.
The photograph shows a barrage balloon set down on the site.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), April 2007