Royal Observer Corps
Record added 24/4/2001
Post Name THRELKELD
OS Grid Reference NY30832439
County Cumberland
Date opened May 1961
Date closed September 1991
Location On a mound within a six sided compound on pastoral land 20 yards North of the old A66. Access is along a fenced path with a gate at the road.
Description WELDED All surface features are intact with some flaking of the dark green paint. The hatch is welded shut.

Carlisle 51 Post - Threlkeld
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Structures
A dry stone built two storey aircraft observation building stands to the North (NY3082124400). The building is 10 X 6 by 9 high. There is a door in the lower East wall giving access to the crew quarters. Access to the upper storey was by external wooden steps which are now lying on the ground. The open roofed upper storey has an internal brick lining with a brick dividing wall making two rooms, one 3 X 6 and the other 6 X 6. A wooden door lies on the floor. A wooden hut next to the building, now used as a chicken coup might be connected.
June 2015: Being restored
Date of Visit 7.4.1999
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