Longniddry, Ferryness Wodd, Gosford Estate
- HER number: MEL3349
- HER number: MEL9471
- Site Name: Longniddry, Ferryness Wodd, Gosford Estate
- Grid Reference: 344577 676928
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- Monument Type:
- Hut (20th Century, Modern)
- Nissen Hut (20th Century, Modern)
- Prisoner Of War Camp (20th Century, Modern, World War II Period)
- Summary: Site of huts, prob part of the PoW camp, WWII
- Description: NT47NW 213 centred 4460 7690
(1) A small group of Nissen and other types of huts has been identified from vertical air photographs (106G/Scot/UK 14, 5176-7, flown 15 April 1946), in a field immediately E of Ferryness Woods at Longniddry.
At least twelve huts are visible within a fenced rectangular area on the photograph, some of which are of the Nissen type. This small group may be connected with the prisoner-of-war camp (NT47NE 118) situated within the policies of Gosford House (NT47NE 49.00).
Information from RCAHMS (DE), October 2006
See 1950s OS map layer on GIS for extent of huts.
- For more information contact: East Lothian Council HER
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- (1) Aerial Photograph: RCAHMS. Various.