Record details

ID:1831
Type of record:Monument
Name:ARNISH POINT, LEWIS

Summary

NB 4318 3054 and NB 4318 3058, gun emplacements WWII


Grid Reference:NB 4318 3054
Map Sheet:NB43SW
Island:Lewis
Parish:STORNOWAY, Western Isles

Monument Types

  • Coast Battery (20TH CENTURY, Modern - 1901 AD to 2050 AD)
Protected Status:Scheduled Monument 5347: Arnish Point,gun emplacements

Full description

NB43SW 27 431 305.

'The remains of a wartime emergency coastal battery dating to the Second World War.'
Inf: Historic Scotland, October 1992.

'The monument...comprises the remains of a wartime emergency coastal battery dating to the Second World War. The area is irregular in plan, to include all surviving elements of the battery. The modern fences crossing the area are specifically excluded from scheduling.'
HS Scheduling Document 19 March 1992.


Christopher Burgess and Michael Church, Coastal Erosion Assessment, Lewis (Bibliographic reference). SWE41002.

Sources and further reading

  • Bibliographic reference: Christopher Burgess and Michael Church. Coastal Erosion Assessment, Lewis. parts 1 & 2.

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