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AA Battery Craigentinny Golf Course

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A World War II anti-aircraft battery was sited on Craigentinny Golf Course, to the east of Edinburgh and southeast of Leith. Site number EDG1. Part of the , the site was also known as Restalrig.

The battery was equipped with four emplacements, a command post, and an accommodation camp 150 metres to the west.

There are no surviving remains of the battery, which was demolished in the late 1980s, and grassed over.

This heavy anti-aircraft (HAA) battery was located approximately 300 metres north of a rocket battery, Z Battery Craigentinny Golf Course.

A GL Radar Mk II set is reported along with the Z-Battery, together with the suggestion that the two batteries may have shared the equipment.

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