Royal Observer Corps
Record added 25/4/2001
Post Name PONTELAND
OS Grid Reference NZ15606954
County Northumberland
Date opened February 1962
Date closed September 1991
Location On a mound on pastoral land at the end of a line of telegraph poles running from Callerton Grange (house). On the West side of a public footpath 250 yards SSE of an un-named minor road and East of a large covered reservoir.
Description OPEN All surface features remain intact with most of the dark green paint gone. the hatch is locked. When visited in 1999 the post was locked, the hasps have now been cut and the post is open. Internally the post is in good condition with many artefacts remaining including: table, shelf, cupboard, two chairs, chemical toilet, battery box, siren box, BPI mount, two mattresses, three pairs of Wellington boots, plastic bucket, clothing, clock, mirror, OS map, visitors log, various papers, rubber gloves. tommy cooker fuel, rations, kettle teapot, notice board and BT junction box and wiring.

March 2008
Reported in good condition externally even though pipeline construction work very close to the site.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
None
Date of Visit 3.4.1999 & spring 2007
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