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Glasgow, Maryhill, Collina Street. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS56496895
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from a wartime RAF oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, AF623, flown 7 May 1942), situated between Collina Street and the series of locks on the Forth & Clyde canal. It is not known whether the site has been removed during the post-war period.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Glasgow Maryhill Collina Street

Glasgow, Dawsholm Park. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Bearsden Road
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS55186955
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from an RAF wartime oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, x869, flown 21 October 1941) between Dawsholm Park and Bearsden Road. It is not known whether the site survives.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Cadder. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Hm Prison Low Moss
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Depot
NS630722
A barrage balloon depot and barracks are visible on a Luftwaffe aerial photograph taken in 1939.
Information from RCAHMS (KM) 8 August 1996.

This World War II barrage balloon depot and repair yard is situated to the E of Cadder Cemetery. The site is now occupied by a Prison and Driving Test Centre. Some original brick, concrete and wood structures survive although many new buildings have been constructed on site since the 1939-1945 war.
J Guy 2001; NMRS MS 810/11, Part 3, 237-8

The barrage balloon depot is visible on a wartime oblique air photograph (RAF No.1 CAM, x862, flown 21 October 1941). Visible as a series of sheds with rows of smaller huts and one large shed or hangar in the area now occupied by HM Prison, Low Moss. In the area to the E, across Crosshill Road, were a further four sheds with four circular barrage balloon mooring areas. This area is now occupied by the driving test centre. The circular mooring pads are depicted on the current OS 1:10000 and 1:2500 maps.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2003

Cambuslang, West Burn Farm Road. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS65036101
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from a wartime RAF vertical air photograph (E309, 7072, flown 3 October 1941) in an area E of West Burn Farm Road, immediately N of a what is now a factory building.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), December 2001

Glasgow, Tollcross, Fullerton. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS64496307
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from a wartime RAF oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, AF535, flown 6 May 1942) situated immediately N of a large works at Fullarton. The mooring site has been demolished by the construction of a building.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Rutherglen, Ballochmill Road. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS62646177
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from a wartime RAF oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, x905, flown 21 October 1941) situated in what is presently open ground to the N of Ballochmill Road. It is not known whether the site has survived in the post-war period.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Carmyle, Cambuslang Road. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS64346147
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from a wartime RAF oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, AF531, flown 6 May 1942) situated in what is presently open ground to the W of the Cambuslang Road. It is not known whether the site has survived in the post-war period.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Cambuslang, Monkcastle Drive. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Clydeford Road
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS64466096
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from a wartime RAF oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, AF530, flown 6 May 1942) situated in an area of what is now Morriston Sports Park to the N of Monkcastle Drive. It is not known whether the site has survived in the post-war period.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Cambuslang, Boglehole Road. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Hamilton Farm
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS63576168
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from a wartime RAF oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, AF538, flown 6 May 1942) situated on the W bank of the River Clyde about 250m SE of Hamilton Farm. It is not known whether the site has survived in the post-war period.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Glasgow, Toryglen. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS59946168
A barrage balloon mooring site identified from a wartime RAF oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, x902, flown 21 October 1941) was situated in what is now the playground of Toryglen School. The balloon mooring site was located adjacent to the Heavy anti-aircraft battery to the E (NS66SW 114) the site being removed on the construction of the school.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Glasgow, Oatlands, Richmond Park. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Polmadie
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS60246310
A barrage balloon mooring site identified from a wartime RAF oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, x902, flown 21 October 1941) was situated in the centre of Richmond Park. It is not known when the site was removed during the post-war period.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Cambuslang, Hamilton Road. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Croft Road
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS64746032
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from wartime RAF vertical air photographs (E309, 7071-2, flown 3 October 1941) in an area between Hamilton and Croft Road immediately S of the railway.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), December 2001

Clydebank, Dumbarton Road. Alternative Names: Durban Avenue; Forth & Clyde Canal
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS47847141
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from a WW II oblique aerial photograph (RAF No.1 CAM, x873, flown 21 Ocotber 1941) situated about 50m NW of a small bridge (NS47SE 91) over the Forth & Clyde Canal. The site has been removed by the construction of post-1945 housing.
Information from RCAHMS(DE), February 2003

Erskine.
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS47977014
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from a WW II oblique aerial photograph (RAF No.1 CAM, x873, flown 21 Ocotber 1941) situated about 200m SW of the S end of the causeway to Newshot Island. It is not known whether the site is still extant.
Information from RCAHMS(DE), February 2003

Erskine, Rashielee Quay. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS47147087
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from World War II RAF oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, x889), flown 21 October 1941) about 100m SE of a feature annotated 'Rashielee Quay (disused) on the OS 1:1000 scale map (1974).
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2005

Erskine, North Barr. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS46757144
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from World War II RAF oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, x889, flown 21 October 1941) near to North Barr, now the site of a modern hotel.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2005

Erskine, North Barr. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; North Barr Avenue
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS46377127
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from World War II RAF oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, x889, flown 21 October 1941) near to North Barr, now the site of a modern hotel.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2005

Erskine, Tom's Hole. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS45787165
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from World War II RAF oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, x889, flown 21 October 1941), about 50m S of a feature annotated as 'Tom's Hole' on the OS 1:10000 scale map (1974).
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2005

Erskine, Rashielee. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Rashielee Quarries
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS46567072
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from World War II RAF oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, x889, flown 21 October 1941), in an area annotated 'Rashielee' on the OS 1:10000 scale map (1974).
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2005

Old Kilpatrick, Station Road, Recreation Ground. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS46967284
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from World War II RAF vertical air photographs (NLA 44, 5.43-5.44, flown 27 August 1942) in a small recreation ground immediately E of Old Kilpatrick railway station (NS47SE 96).
Information from RCAHMS (DE), December 2001

Old Kilpatrick, Erskine Ferry. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Old Kilpatrick Light
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS46417241
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from World War II RAF vertical air photographs (NLA 44, 5.43-5.44, flown 27 August 1942) in a small area of ground immediately NW of the former Erskine Ferry pier about 70m E of the Old Kilpatrick Light.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), December 2001

Clydebank, Great Western Road. Alternative Names: Mountblow Road
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS47937285
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from a WW II oblique aerial photograph (RAF No.1 CAM, x873, flown 21 October 1941) situated immediately N of the junction between the Great Western Road and Mountblow Road. It is not known whether the site is still extant.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2003

Clydebank, Parkhall, Overtoun Road. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS48687181
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from World War II RAF vertical air photographs (NLA 44, 5.39-5.40, flown 27 August 1942) immediately to the N of Overtoun Road, E of the junction with Clark Street. The site has subsequently been developed and houses built over it.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), December 2001

Clydebank, Parkhall, Mountblow Road. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Auchentoshan
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS48097247
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from World War II RAF vertical air photographs (NLA 44, 5.40-5.41, flown 27 August 1942) in a field immediately N of the Municipal Golf Course and E of Mountblow Road.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), December 2001

Glasgow, Yoker, Craggan Drive. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Dyke Road
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS51936849
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from a wartime RAF oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, 6134, flown 13 October 1942) situated in an area now occupied by a small housing estate in Lesmuir Place.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Renfrew, Glasgow Road. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS51446682
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from an RAF WW II oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, x895, flown 21 October 1941) in an area to the S of the Glasgow Road now occupied by an hotel. The site has most probably been destroyed by the construction of the hotel.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Examination of an earlier WW II RAF vertical aerial photograph (A309, 2607, flown 1 May 1941 [SC910887)) shows that this barrage balloon mooring site was located in the garden farthest of two attached to Deanside House (NS 51474 66903). Also visible on the photograph are three huts along the N wall of this part of the garden which were associated with the mooring site.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), September 2004

Renfrew, Braehead. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS51216766
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from an RAF WW II oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, x895, flown 21 October 1941) immediately W of the Braehead Transit Depot. It is not known whether the site has survived.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Renfrew, The King's Inch. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; River Clyde
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS51726776
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from an RAF WW II oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, x895, flown 21 October 1941) on the southern bank of the River Clyde at the King's Inch. It is not known whether this site survives.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Renfrew, Loanhead. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Haining Road; Glendee Gardens
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS50776688
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from an RAF WWII oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM, 6089, 13 October 1942) in an area now built over by Glendee Gardens.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), March 2002

Examination of an earlier WW II RAF vertical aerial photograph (A309, 2607, flown 1 May 1941 [SC910887)) shows that this barrage balloon mooring site was located immediately S of Glendee Road. The evidence from the photograph would suggest that this mooring site may not have had a fixed position.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), September 2004

Renfrew, Blythswood. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS50526825
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from an RAF WWII oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM, AF495, 6 May 1942 and nos. 6136-7, 13 October 1942) in an area immediately E of the Sewage Disposal Works at Blythswood. It is not known whether the mooring site survives.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), March 2002

Renfrew, Blythswood. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Renfrew Golf Course
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS49696837
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from an RAF WWII oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM, AF495, 6 May 1942) immediately E of the White Cart Water on Renfrew Golf Course. It is not known whether the mooring site survives.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), March 2002

Port Glasgow, Newark Works. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Castle Road; Newark Castle
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS32637451
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from a World War II RAF vertical air photograph (NLA 44, 5.59, flown 27 August 1942) about 150m W of Newark Castle (NS37SW 1.00) within Newark Works. The site has been redeveloped since the end of the war and a depot built on it.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), December 2001

Glasgow, High Knightswood, Knightscliffe Avenue. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Fulton Street
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS54156937
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from an RAF World War II vertical air photograph (NLA 44, 5.12, flown 27 August 1942) to the rear of a building to the E of Knightscliffe Avenue. Developments in this area since the war have probably removed the mooring site.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), December 2001

Glasgow, Jordanhill, Scotstoun Showground. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Danes Drive
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS53656775
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from World War II RAF vertical air photographs (NLA 44, 5.27-5.28, flown 27 August 1942)in a playing field about 70m SE of the Scotstoun Showground.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), December 2001

Glasgow, Scotstoun, Raploch Avenue. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS52926783
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from World War II RAF veitical air photographs (NLA 44, 5.28-5.29, flown 27 August 1942) in the playfground of a school in Raploch Avenue. The school has been modernised and extended since the war and the site has now been built over.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), December 2001

Glasgow, Shieldhall, Hardgate Road. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS53426584
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from an RAF WW II oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, x897, flown 20 October 1941) immediately E of Hardgate Road and S of the sewage works in Govan Road.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Glasgow, Whiteinch, Jordanvale Avenue. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS53676680
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identifed from an RAF WW II oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, G288, flown 11 July 1940) in an area at the S end of Edzell Street, near the bank of the River Clyde at Whiteinch. The site has since been destroyed by the construction of Jordanvale Avenue.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Glasgow, Shieldhall, Old Renfrew Road. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Marlinford Road
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS52206701
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from a RAF WWII oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, P310, flown19 June 1941) immediately S of Braehead farmsteading (NS56NW 73). It is not known whether this site has survived in the area between the ruins of the farmsteading and the Old Renfrew Road.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Glasgow, Hillington. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Deanside Transit Depot
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS52256613
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from an RAF WW II oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, P311, flown 19 June 1941) in an area to the S of the Renfrew Road, immediately S of a railway. It is not known whether the site survives in the area of Deanside Transit Depot.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Renfrew, Arkleston. Alternative Names:
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS50756619
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from a WW II RAF vertical air photograph (A309, 2607, flown 1 May 1941 [SC910887]) immediately N of where Newmains Road met Penlee Road. A wooden hut is visible immediately to the S of the mooring position. The installation has been removed since 1945 and a school built on the site.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), September 2004

Glasgow, Drumoyne, Craigton Drive. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Craigton
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS54496473
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from an RAF WW II oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, E195, flown 26 May 1940) situated at the N end of a small football ground. The site has subsequently been destroyed by the construction of Craigton Drive. Another oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, x899, flown 21 October 1941) shows that this mooring site had by 1941, been moved to the SW end of the football ground at NS c.5435 6460
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Glasgow, Crossmyloof, Clydesdale Cricket Ground. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Darnley Road; Titwood Cricket Ground
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS57076258
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from a wartime RAF oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, x910, flown 21 October 1941) situated immediately E of Titwood cricket ground. It is not known whether the site has been removed during the post-war period.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Glasgow, Dumbreck Road. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences; Pollok Park
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS56046261
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from a wartime RAF oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, x911, flown 21 October 1941) about 250m NW of the E lodge. From the evidence on the photograph it is suggested that this was not a permanent mooring site and it is not known whether the site was further developed during World War II.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Glasgow, Pollokshields, Maxwell Park. Alternative Names: Clyde Aa Defences
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
NS56696297
A barrage balloon mooring site has been identified from a wartime RAF oblique air photograph (No.1 CAM oblique, x901, flown 21 October 1941) in the SW section of Maxwell Park. It is not known whether the site was removed during the post-war period.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2002

Fort Matilda, Battery Park
Type of Site: Defence/ Military/ Barrage Balloon Site
Map reference: NS 2541 7782
Two barrage balloon mooring sites set about 20m apart have been identified from RAF Post-war vertical air photographs (106G/UK 1317, 5075-6, flown 27 March 1946). They were situated about 25m NW from the end of a factory building with a saw-toothed roof. The site has since been built over by a sewage works.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), December 2002

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