Royal Observer Corps
Record added 18/4/2001
Post Name BRYMBO
OS Grid Reference SJ28475320
County Denbighshire
Date opened October 1960
Date closed September 1991
Location On a low mound amongst mine spoil heaps, 20 yards north of Brymbo Road. The site is now used for motorcross.
Description LOCKED The corner compound fence posts still stand. All surface features remain intact with some flaking of the green paint. The hatch has been badly damaged by people trying to break in and although the padlocks have been cut off it is still locked internally but can be opened with a T-bar key. Internally much remains including table, shelf, cupboard, two short bench seats, small rack of shelves, battery box, kettle, shovel head, BPI mount, FSM mount with a plastic cover, weather chart, some papers and posters. There is also a ‘Goodbye’ card pinned to the wall signed by all the observers manning the post at stand down.
Feb 2017 - the hatch was found forced open at the end of 2016.
Date of Visit 3.10.2000
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