NJ9362 : RAF Hillhead WW2 Chain Home radar station (13)

taken 24 days ago, near to Whitewell, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

RAF Hillhead WW2 Chain Home radar station (13)
RAF Hillhead WW2 Chain Home radar station (13)
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Chain Home Station: EDoB ID: e11352
Pillbox (Type FW3/27): EDoB ID: e10119

The type 27 pillbox is octagonal in shape with an embrasure (8 in total) in each of the sides. Three of the sides each with its embrasure can be seen in the photo. This outer wall of embrasures is formed around a central inner well in the roof for a light anti-aircraft (LAA) machine gun position, part of whose wall can be seen on the left.

NJ9362 : RAF Hillhead WW2 Chain Home radar station (14)
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Date Taken
Friday, 21 September, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 October, 2018
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Air transport  Construction, Development  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 9391 6230 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:39.0343N 2:6.2218W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 9391 6230
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