Second World War in Crossmaglen, Co. Armagh

The village of Crossmaglen in Co. Armagh has a population of around 1,500. During World War Two, it was the site of Urcher Hill Chain Home Radar Station.

Crossmaglen

Co. Armagh

United Kingdom

Places of Interest

The following places will be of interest to anyone wishing to explore more of the town's World War Two heritage.

Map showing Urcher Hill Radar Station, Crossmaglen, Co. Armagh

Urcher Hill Radar Station, Crossmaglen, Co. Armagh

Urcher Hill, Crossmaglen, Co. Armagh

During 1945, the Royal Air Force operated the Urcher Hill Radar Station near Crossmaglen, Co. Armagh. Reports suggest it was a mobile Chain Home Low system.