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The Cat Crept In 22-04-2012 12:48

Minefield control tower - Oban - April 2012
There is a minefield control tower at Gallanach overlooking the Sound of Kerrera; it lies on the hillside on the south side of a caravan park.

This is an unusual building with only one other example still extant at Burnham on Crouch in Essex.

The building is a circular concrete structure with three stories. The bottom floor has two level loopholes and internally resembles a pillbox with two small rooms in the centre. There is a ladder up to the next floor which also has loopholes. There is a roof dome above with observation slits which is reached by a second ladder up to a steel landing, most of which has fallen away.

Thanks for looking...

Morrisey 22-04-2012 13:26

Thats a bonny bit o concrete.

Edus1 23-04-2012 08:39

What a random building but nice pics :) Love the one looking out

Kwak_knight 23-04-2012 12:06

Nicely done dude :cool1

NorthMancBeds 23-04-2012 22:20


Gone 24-04-2012 02:36

That'd make a sweet Cabin, cheers for posting!

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