Royal Observer Corps
Record added 22/10/2001
Post Name KIRKINTILLOCH
OS Grid Reference NS67097573
County Stirlingshire
Date opened April 1963
Date closed September 1991
Location In a large rectangular high fenced compound on the east side of A803.
Description LOCKED All surface features remain intact although no paint
remains. The hatch is locked. A metal dome on the ventilation shaft indicates that this was a master post. There is paving around the FSM pipe. The compound has large green double gates with barbed wire on top for vehicle access.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
There is the base of a small structure in the north-west corner of the compound which might be the base of an aircraft post.
We have been told that there was a surface post South of the main Stirling road in the East of Kilsyth on high ground. This fits with Attack Warning Red:
Opened December 1938 NS722779 34/B.1 Kilsyth
Nov 1953 resited to NS741761 26/Z.4
Dec 1961 resited to NS670756 renamed Kirkintilloch
Underground April 1963 27/N.3
Oct 1968 25/C.2
Date of Visit 15.5.2002
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