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CultyBraggan POW Camp (Comrie)

Shameless C&P of the Wiki Blurb... (Could not get near the last of the great Nuclear Bunkers in the UK so no pics of that ... Something very strange was going on beyond the fence.)

Cultybraggan lies close to the village of Comrie, in west Perthshire. It was first used as a Prisoner of War (PoW) camp during World War II, and then became an Army training area. It later housed a Royal Observer Corps (ROC) nuclear monitoring post, and a Regional Government Headquarters (RGH).

The camp ceased to be used by the military in 2004, and now belongs to the Comrie Development Trust, bought through a community right-to-buy option for £350,000 in 2007.

Some of the original 100 Nissen Huts on the Western side of the camp were demolished in the 1970s to make way for a firing range, but the majority remain, with an assault course, and modern Officer’s Mess facility being added to the site making this one of the finest remaining example of a World War Two PoW camp in the UK. Huts 1-3, 21, 29-39, 47-57 (all Nos Inclusive) are Category B Listed Buildings.


Happy shoppers by David C Laurie, on Flickr


#4 Rusty Soldiers by David C Laurie, on Flickr


The Corrogation Camp by David C Laurie, on Flickr

More to follow
cybers


Run Rabbit Run by David C Laurie, on Flickr


Kill De Sacks by David C Laurie, on Flickr


At Close Range. by David C Laurie, on Flickr


Officers Mess by David C Laurie, on Flickr


Corrogation Street by David C Laurie, on Flickr


Shower Blocked by David C Laurie, on Flickr


Tapped Ablutions by David C Laurie, on Flickr
dmk

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cybers wrote:



The Corrogation Camp by David C Laurie, on Flickr

25 hits !!!!! no comments ......what's going on guys
liking the collection very much cybers but this one rocks ....very jealous indeed
wish i had been there  
fastnet

Re: CultyBraggan POW Camp (Comrie)

cybers wrote:


#4 Rusty Soldiers by David C Laurie, on Flickr



I love this one.......Very great escape...
cybers

Great escape was getting away from the Big Nuke bunker that is just out of shot mate.

http://g.co/maps/asw8t

Some strange goings on in there ....
dmk

yea that's cool too fastnet  
Vox Phantom

Some belters in here,looks a great place for a visit.
cybers

Sure was mate ... Take yir Lad and lad's Dug up for a bit of a wander and a ring of the firebells  
skintobalinto

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Cybers I love this photo, the lighting and depth is superb  
Doog Doog

Those are brilliant!
Hawick_1987

This thread defines what UG is all about - great set Cybers!
clarkfield

David,
Those shots are absolutely brilliant, reminiscent of a period I went through as a young boy. when nissen huts and air raid shelters were commonplace.
Bob.
fastnet

Came across this place totally by accident today and remembered this thread.... Unfortunately I wish I could remember the stuff about the nuclear bunker...


Cultybraggan P.O.W. camp. by john.mcknight, on Flickr


Cultybraggan P.O.W. camp. by john.mcknight, on Flickr


Cultybraggan P.O.W. camp. by john.mcknight, on Flickr


More pics to follow.
Targer

We could convert this to a Butlins holiday camp?
cybers

John hope you got pictures of the bunker .... When i was there that day there were shady guys talking into sleeves wandering around the bunker. It is surrounded by two layers of razor fence abd when i stood on top of the firing range wall a land rover appeared and told me to get the fcuk down and wanted I.D... we came to an agreement they fucked off and i did not get found face doon in a river somewhere.
fastnet

It is all fenced off now mate and I got no where near it................
fastnet

More pics.


Cultybraggan P.O.W. camp. by john.mcknight, on Flickr


Cultybraggan P.O.W. camp. by john.mcknight, on Flickr


Cultybraggan P.O.W. camp. by john.mcknight, on Flickr


Cultybraggan P.O.W. camp. by john.mcknight, on Flickr
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Cultybraggan P.O.W. camp. by john.mcknight, on Flickr


Cultybraggan P.O.W. camp. by john.mcknight, on Flickr


Cultybraggan P.O.W. camp. by john.mcknight, on Flickr


Cultybraggan P.O.W. camp. by john.mcknight, on Flickr
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Cultybraggan P.O.W. camp. by john.mcknight, on Flickr


Cultybraggan P.O.W. camp. by john.mcknight, on Flickr


Cultybraggan P.O.W. camp. by john.mcknight, on Flickr


Cultybraggan P.O.W. camp. by john.mcknight, on Flickr
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Cultybraggan P.O.W. camp. by john.mcknight, on Flickr


Cultybraggan P.O.W. camp. by john.mcknight, on Flickr


13 by john.mcknight, on Flickr


Cultybraggan P.O.W. camp. by john.mcknight, on Flickr
cybers

Those fires gave out some amount of heat in the winter... I was once up here and i remember the fog/steam in some of those billets...

Nice set there John.
norrie

Hi Fastnet, great set of photos
I have been hill walking in that area several times over the years and never stumbled upon that camp
Looks in pretty good condition, has it been in use in the recent past?
cybers

norrie wrote:
Hi Fastnet, great set of photos
I have been hill walking in that area several times over the years and never stumbled upon that camp
Looks in pretty good condition, has it been in use in the recent past?


Read the very first page of the thread.
norrie

Hi Cybers, I didn't realise that you had started the thread and had posted photos
I must watch out for that camp if we are in the area
fastnet


Cultybraggan P.O.W. camp. by john.mcknight, on Flickr
cybers

John i must ask...... Did you ring the firebells ??? i resisted it for all of 10 mins then the devil made me do it  
fastnet

I did not mate..... I was just glad no one stopped me being there.
busdriver

More info from the site owners: Comrie It would appear there have been less welcome visitors to the site.
norrie

If more scrap yards were checked, perhaps this type of theft would dry up if it was harder to sell the stuff
cybers

That truly is sickening. Though from a personal point of view i am surprised this has happened due to the amount of cameras on the only entrance into the bunker and the fact it seemed to have its own "Very Private" security.
Doog Doog

Cracking set,Fastnet.
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