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Montrose Airfield General

A Category B Listed Building in Montrose, Angus

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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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 383414

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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