Royal Observer Corps
Record added 24/4/2001
Post Name LOCKTON
OS Grid Reference SE84238924
County Yorkshire
Date opened May 1961
Date closed October 1968
Location On a low mound in the South East corner of a field 100 yards East of Westfield Lane and 200 yards West of Hostess Lane
Description OPEN All surface features are in place but in poor condition with the ventilation louvres missing, the hatch detached and the ventilation shaft damaged with the top half gone and a hole in the side. Internally there is graffiti on the walls and the monitoring room door is missing. The only remaining furniture is the bottom half of the twin bunks and the single bed.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
A brick aircraft posts stands a few yards to the east against the field boundary. It is 10' X 8' with steps surrounded by a blast wall leading up into the open topped observation area. There is the instrument mounting and the top half of the twin bunks in this room. Steps lead down into the crew room which has a sloping roof.
Date of Visit 6.5.2000
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