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Montrose Air Station Buildings 46 and 47

A Category B Listed Building in Montrose, Angus

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Latitude: 56.7255 / 56°43'31"N

Longitude: -2.4627 / 2°27'45"W

OS Eastings: 371782

OS Northings: 759414

OS Grid: NO717594

Mapcode National: GBR X6.86NK

Mapcode Global: WH8RK.46KZ

Plus Code: 9C8VPGGP+6W

Entry Name: Montrose Air Station Buildings 46 and 47

Listing Date: 15 June 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 383416

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB38227

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Montrose

County: Angus

Town: Montrose

Electoral Ward: Montrose and District

Traditional County: Angus

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Built 1913-14, altered and with steel secondary cladding added 1987-8; 2 of "Major Burke's Sheds", built as military aircraft sheds (hangars), their design that of Indian Army Shed, modified for aircraft use. Pre-fabricated in Glasgow for assembly on site. Large rectangular-plan and gabled, each with pair gables on east flank, their original openings lessened in size. Small outshots to rear (West). Original timber framing and corrugated iron cladding now concealed by secondary cladding.

Statement of Interest

Montrose is the oldest military airfield in Scotland being used from 1912.

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