Royal Observer Corps
Record added 24/4/2001
OS Grid Reference SE455977
County Yorkshire
Date opened April 1959
Date closed October 1968
Location Name: OSMOTHERLEY
OS Grid Ref: SE45409783
Date opened: April 1959
Date closed: October 1968
Location: In a square compound on Ruebury Hill. 150 yards north of Ruebury Lane (unmade road).
Description: OPEN All surface features remain intact with much green main remaining. The ventilation louvres are missing. Some of the wooden compound fence posts survive. The hatch is open. Internally only the twin bunks and single bed and the post battery in its box still remain. All the wooden post furniture has been smashed up and is scattered around the monitoring room. There is a superb view from this site but the climb up to the post is steep.
Remaining surface buildings:
Date of visit:
A stone built aircraft post stands nearby. It is 12 X 8 with an 8 X 8 open section and a 4 X 8 crew room with a sloping wooden roof. One corner of the building is badly damaged.
Date of Visit 27.4.2002
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