NS4572 : Minewatchers' Post: view of interior

taken 8 years ago, near to Erskine Bridge, Renfrewshire, Great Britain

Minewatchers' Post: view of interior
Minewatchers' Post: view of interior
This was the second of three minewatchers' posts located on the shore between Bowling and Old Kilpatrick. This second post, already weakened by the loss of the outer wall on the side facing the Clyde, had collapsed altogether by the start of 2015: NS4572 : Ruins of minewatchers' post.

For the main description of this structure, see: NS4572 : Minewatchers' Post.

The front wall (where the lookout slit was located) has fallen away, allowing two short sections of internal wall to be seen; these almost divide the interior in two, and extend from beside the entrances (which are located in the rear part of the two side walls).
Minewatchers' posts, Bowling to Erskine
Second World War lookout posts, used when watching for parachute mines.
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Date Taken
Friday, 11 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 17 September, 2009
Geographical Context
Defence, Military  Derelict, Disused 
Period (from Tags)
Second World War 
Near (from Tags)
Old Kilpatrick  Bowling 
Image Buckets ?
Gone 
Category
Lookout buildings   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4598 7288 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.4555N 4:27.9906W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4598 7288
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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