Royal Observer Corps
Record added 23/4/2001
Post Name CASTLEDAWSON
OS Grid Reference IH90299304
County Londonderry
Date opened Unknown
Date closed September 1991
Location On a mound in a square compound on the east side of a field boundary at the end of a line of telegraph poles. 50 yards north west from the junction of Ballyheifer Road and Aghagaskin Road.
Description LOCKED Having closed in 1968 the post was re-opened in 1987 to replace Draperstown. All surface features remain intact with the green paint in good condition. A metal dome on the ventilation shaft and a free standing aerial mast bracket indicates this was a master post. The hatch is locked. The owner has never bothered to collect the key from his solicitor.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
None
Date of Visit 13.6.2002
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