Royal Observer Corps
Record added 22/4/2001
Post Name GROOMSPORT
OS Grid Reference IJ52788364
County Down
Date opened May 1961
Date closed September 1991
Location In a large square compound at the end of a line of telegraph poles at the end of a long drive 400 yards north of B511.
Description LOCKED All surface features remain intact with some flaking of the green paint. The post surface features are set low in the ground. A metal dome on the ventilation shaft indicates this was a master post. Three new hasps have been fitted and the post is securely locked.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
Four square gun pits from a WW2 Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery lie in front and to the side of the post.
Date of Visit 11.10.2002
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