Royal Observer Corps
Record added 22/10/2001
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.
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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