Royal Observer Corps
Record added 17/4/2001
Post Name ABERGWYESYN
OS Grid Reference SN85945312
County Breconshire
Date opened November 1961
Date closed October 1968
Location Unlikely position on valley floor. On a low mound on the East side of a field boundary, 75 yards North of Abergwyssyn Village Hall which is on the opposite side of an un-named minor road.
Description OPEN All surface features remain intact. There is a metal pipe at the edge of the mound, probably a telephone feed. The hatch is open although the counter balance is detached and lies on the floor below. Internally the post is clean and well preserved with the following artifacts remaining: table, shelf, cupboard, twin bunks, single bed, siren box, BPI mount (detached), GPO connection boxes and wiring and some cardboard boxes that had contained protective clothes. There is a little water on the floor.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
An Orlit B stands alongside on the field boundary. Its wooden instrument table is still in place but broken. There
are some GPO connection boxes and wiring on the wall.
Date of Visit 29.7.2000
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