Royal Observer Corps
Record added 13/7/2002
Post Name NEWPORT (Isle of Wight) 1st Site
OS Grid Reference SZ496878
County Hampshire
Date opened April 1961
Date closed 1961
Location On hilltop close to cemetery
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Description The underground post was built at the same site as the WW2 aircraft post. Before opening it was discovered that the land belonged to the Church and that the post was built without permission which would not be granted. A replacement post was built at SZ51838910.
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