Royal Observer Corps
Record added 23/4/2001
Post Name DRAPERSTOWN
OS Grid Reference IH76259257
County Londonderry
Date opened September 1957
Date closed Late 1987
Location On a high mound on a hilltop 150 yards north west of Disert Road and 100 yards east of an unmade track.
Description OPEN The post was abandoned in 1987 for security reasons and the post at Castledawson was re-opened; nothing was stripped out after closure. All surface features remaining intact with some green paint remaining. The hatch is open Internally the post is strewn with rubbish, vandalised and fire damaged. Much remains however including the GZI, BPI, WB400 carrier receiver (damaged), twin bunks, single bed, table, shelf, cupboard, battery in its box, 2 canvas chairs, small splint, GPO junction boxes and wiring, GZI crate, light, mattresses, enamel candle holder and baffle plates.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
None
Date of Visit 10.6.2002
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