NS2471 : Remains of a WWII searchlight battery

taken 1 month ago, near to Garvock, Inverclyde, Great Britain

Remains of a WWII searchlight battery
Remains of a WWII searchlight battery
When passing, I noticed concrete bases that seemed to have a military appearance. I later learned, from the Canmore link given in the end-note, that they are the remains of a Second World War searchlight battery.

The near edge of the lowermost of the three platforms can be seen easily enough in this picture. The other two platforms are harder to see, but are set just behind it, at higher levels, with the uppermost one at the back. For an end-on view of the uppermost of the three platforms, see NS2471 : Remains of a WWII searchlight battery.
Remains of WWII searchlight battery
See LinkExternal link at Canmore for detailed information. The remains are in the form of three overgrown concrete platforms on a slope, set one above the other like terraces. They can be seen beside a path that is now part of Shielhill Glen Nature Trail.
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Date Taken
Monday, 12 August, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 22 August, 2019
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Defence, Military 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2419 7189 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:54.4742N 4:48.8489W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2417 7188
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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