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Latitude: 56.7254 / 56°43'31"N
Longitude: -2.4625 / 2°27'44"W
OS Eastings: 371795
OS Northings: 759399
OS Grid: NO717593
Mapcode National: GBR X6.86QS
Mapcode Global: WH8RK.47N2
Entry Name: Montrose Airfield General
Listing Date: 15 June 1988
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 383414
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB38227
Building Class: Cultural
Locality: Montrose and District
Traditional County: Angus
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.
Montrose is the oldest military airfield in Scotland being used from 1912.
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