Royal Observer Corps
Record added 22/10/2001
Post Name KIPPEN
OS Grid Reference NS63519423
County Stirlingshire
Date opened May 1961
Date closed ?
Location In a rectangular compound at the end of a line of telegraph poles 100 yards north of an un-named minor road and 200 yards east of Claylands Farm.
Description OPEN All surface features remain intact with some flaking of
the light green paint. An aerial mast bracket and a metal dome on the ventilation shaft indicates this was a master post. A car battery probably the post battery and the Orlit door lie in the compound. The hatch is locked but can be opened with a Scottish 'T' bar key. Internally much remains
including the table, shelf, cupboard, WB1401 carrier receiver and WB1410 filter unit, floor standing Dexion shelf rack, BT junction boxes and wiring, corner shelf above battery position, BPI mount, light, mirror, 1 mattress, 5 cushions, broom, FSM probe gasket, tins of paint, rope, battery box, battery table, Tele-talk, light at the bottom of shaft, candle holder, dustpan, fuse box and a teapot.
An aircraft post of type Orlit 'B' stands behind the post. It is in good condition but there is some damage to the
internal partition wall and the entrance door is detached.
Date of Visit 4.7.2002
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