Royal Observer Corps
Record added 24/4/2001
Post Name TODMORDEN
OS Grid Reference SD93222739
County Yorkshire
Date opened July 1961
Date closed October 1968
Location On a low mound in a small rectangular compound 100 yards south of Kebs Road. 100 yards along a track to circular aerial array.
Description OPEN All surface features remain intact with the louvres on the ventilation shaft and the hatch missing. A little green paint remains. Internally there is half and inch of water on the floor as well as a number of broken sheets of asbestos and the counter balance from the hatch. Twin bunks, a single bed and the cupboard (no doors), table (detached) remain. The monitoring room door has gone and the toilet door is detached and broken (2000). When visited in October 2006 there was little change.
April 2016
This ROC post is in a poor state now and had about 8 inches of water in it. The hatch is open and the lock broken.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
A few concrete fence posts for a separate compound that would have housed the aircraft post stand a few yards to the north.
Date of Visit 9.9.2000
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