Royal Observer Corps
Record added 18/4/2001
OS Grid Reference ST18988508
County Glamorganshire
Date opened January 1966
Date closed September 1991
Location In a small high fenced rectangular compound on South side of public footpath 10 yards West of trig. station and 300 yards East of un-named minor road.
Description LOCKED All surface features remain intact with the green paint flaking badly, it is due to be repainted in 2000. The post was purchased by Commercial Radio Systems of Cardiff in 1994 now houses communications equipment. A radio mast and a small container type building have been built within the small compound. This is due to be removed in 2000 when a second bunker is constructed alongside to house more radio equipment. The existing radio mast will be replaced with a more substantial one at the same time. The hatch is locked and security has been improved with two stout iron bars across it. Internally the post still retains itís cupboard, table and shelf along with the communications equipment. A fuel tank and generator have been installed in the WC recess. The BT line to the post has been replaced and a mains supply installed. The compound fencing which was in need of repair when inspected in September 1999 has now been replaced.
Date of Visit 25.9.1999
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