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Macmerry Business Park

Identifier: MEL8772 · Date: Ridge And Furrow · Author: East Lothian Council HER

Traces of post-medieval ridge and furrow, several undated linear features, and structures related to the WWI Penston Airfield.

Belhaven Bay, Belhaven Landing Ground

Identifier: MEL10492 · Date: Military Airfield · Author: East Lothian Council HER

The location given by Fife (2007) locates this site below the high water mark shown on the 3rd edition of the OS 6-inch map (Haddingtonshire).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 11 June 2013.

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Penston

Identifier: MEL10463 · Date: Military Airfield · Author: East Lothian Council HER

The military aerodrome at Penston was on a different site from Macmerry aerodrome, which was built about 1.5km to the NW, in the Second World War. Penston seems to have been established in 1917 and...

Townhead

Identifier: MEL10438 · Date: Military Airfield · Author: East Lothian Council HER

Gifford was a landing ground of No. 77 Home Defence Squadron, the role of which was to defend the Firth of Forth area against bombing raids by German Zeppelin airships, and to liaise with coastal g...

Hoprig Mains Landing Ground

Identifier: MEL10408 · Date: Military Airfield · Author: East Lothian Council HER

Landing ground, WWI

Skateraw Landing Ground

Identifier: MEL10407 · Date: Military Airfield · Author: East Lothian Council HER

Landing ground, WWI

South Belton Farm Cottages

Identifier: MEL10390 · Date: Military Airfield · Author: East Lothian Council HER

The landing ground at South Belton was listed in the RAF survey of aerodromes in 1918 as an emergency landing ground for No. 77 Home Defence Squadron. The squadron's landing grounds were created in...