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Latitude: 56.7242 / 56°43'27"N
Longitude: -2.463 / 2°27'46"W
OS Eastings: 371764
OS Northings: 759263
OS Grid: NO717592
Mapcode National: GBR X6.8DLW
Mapcode Global: WH8RK.48D0
Entry Name: Montrose Airfield, Building 48
Listing Date: 15 June 1988
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 383418
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB38228
Building Class: Cultural
Locality: Montrose and District
Traditional County: Angus
Built 1913-14 and unaltered, southernmost of "Major Burke's Sheds", built as military aircraft shed (hangar). Built in 1913-14 its design that of Indian Army Shed modified by Major Burke for aircraft use. Large, rectangular plan and gabled. Pre-fabricated in Glasgow for assembly on site. Timber frame clad and roofed in corrugated iron, pair gabled openings on east flank with sliding timber aircraft doors. Timber lean-to to South added during First World War.
"Major Burke's Sheds" are the only known example of their type in the UK and so, presumably in the world. Montrose is the oldest military airfied in Scotland being used from 1912.
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