Royal Observer Corps
Record added 22/4/2001
Post Name NEWTOWNARDS
OS Grid Reference IJ45917489
County Down
Date opened December 1961
Date closed October 1968
Location Close to windmill tower 75 yards west of an unmade track.
Description OPEN All surface features remain intact although the ventilation louvers are missing. Some green paint remains. The hatch is missing and the ladder is not fixed to the wall. Internally the post is completely stripped apart from the Elsan toilet. The monitoring room is rubbish strewn and smoke damaged with some water on the floor. A line of telegraph poles with original twin cables still in place ends nearby.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
The truncated remains of the tower mill may have acted as an aircraft post.
Date of Visit 11.6.2002
Future Actions
  Search Again   Return to Homepage