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102. Pitreavie, Fife. (NT 117 848)

Pitreavie was the principal maritime command centre in Scotland and was housed in a large bunker underneath Pitreavie Castle. In an emergency, Pitreavie would have controlled all NATO forces from the North Sea to the North Pole. Pitreavie also acted as a surveillance centre concerned mainly with the activities of Soviet vessels and submarines in the North Sea. The bunker, which was opened in 1941 and modernised during the 1960s was closed in 1995. Pitreavie's functions were transferred to Faslane[74] at this time.

Pitreavie Castle is being converted into a hotel and the bunker was demolished and sealed in 1996 and the site is now no more than an empty patch of land.

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