Royal Observer Corps
Record added 15/4/2001
Post Name KIMPTON
OS Grid Reference TL18171786
County Hertfordshire
Date opened November 1958
Date closed October 1968
Location On the North side of a footpath 75 yards East from a sharp bend in Ballslough Hill.
Description DEMOLISHED No trace of anything. After the post was vandalised it was “broken up by a gang of stalwart Irishmen.”
Remaining
Surface
Structures
None. The earlier post on farmland 50 yards West of Hall Lane (TL173179) consisted of a tower and wooden hut. The tower was demolished in 1958 but the hut was re-erected in the rear garden of Gunn’s Lodge cottages at the junction of Hall Lane and B651 where it survived until the late 1970’s.
Date of Visit 5.10.1997
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