Royal Observer Corps
Record added 25/4/2001
Post Name LONGHORSLEY
OS Grid Reference NZ14189432
County Northumberland
Date opened December 1960
Date closed September 1991
Location On a mound within a square compound at the corner of a pastoral field and two paddocks. 150 yards West of public footpath.
Description OPEN All surface features remain intact but there is damage to both ventilation shafts and soil erosion of the mound has revealed the brickwork below the access shaft. There is some flaking of the dark green paint. A metal dome on the ventilation shaft indicates this was a master post. The post was locked when visited in 1999, the padlocks have now been cut off and the post is open. Externally the following items remain, twin bunks with matresses, table, shelf, cupboard, battery box, 3 chairs, BPI mount, mirror, some papers, light, BT junction boxes and wiring.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
None
Date of Visit 3.4.1999 & 15.3.2005
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