Royal Observer Corps
Record added 25/4/2001
Post Name KIELDER
OS Grid Reference NY63109186
County Northumberland
Date opened March 1961
Date closed September 1991
Location On a low mound in a square compound on a high point of land close to the edge of Bakethin Reservoir, 350 yards East of un-named minor road.
Description LOCKED A single disused telegraph pole stands in the trees nearby. All surface features remain intact with some flaking of the dark green paint The hatch is locked but can be opened with a 'T' bar key. Internally there is evidence of recent habitation with rubbish strewn over the floor. The twin bunks remain in place along with the table, cupboard, wiring, lights, pots and pans, utensils and two ROC magazines. Much of the surrounding land including the road has been flooded since the post closed to form Bakethin Reservoir, a Western extension to Kielder Water.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
None
Date of Visit 30.5.2000
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