Royal Observer Corps
Record added 25/4/2001
Post Name HARBOTTLE
OS Grid Reference NT93640575
County Northumberland
Date opened December 1960
Date closed September 1991
Location On a low mound within a square compound in the North West corner of a field. 350 yards South of an un-named minor road and 250 yards West of a footpath running South from that road.
Description OPEN All surface features are intact with the grey paint flaking badly. A metal dome on the ventilation shaft indicates this was a is a bit of a mess. All the standard furniture is in place including twin bunks with mattresses and blankets (some in packets), cupboard, table, shelf, one swivel chair and three other chairs. Other artefacts include the post battery, part of the aerial pump, siren box, several coats and capes hanging on the back of the door, visitors book, papers, mirror, dartboard, BPI mount, small splint, teapot, key for removing aerial dome, washing bowl, waste bin, gaskets, lights, wiring, net, rope, broom, pick axe, cold chisel, hammer, rake, poster, and a protractor. The visitors book as been signed by several people since closure, the most recent being in 1997.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
None
Date of Visit 30.5.2000
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