Royal Observer Corps
Record added 26/4/2001
Post Name CANOBIE
OS Grid Reference NY402779
County Dumfriesshire
Date opened October 1961
Date closed October 1968
Location In a heavily overgrown compound on the north side of a farm access road, next to covered reservoir.
Description The ventilation shaft has gone. The BPI and FSM pipes are
extant as is the access shaft which still has much of its green paint. The hatch is detached and the ladder is cut off four feet from the top of the shaft. The top section of the ladder, the hatch and the counterbalance weight are lying in the undergrowth. Internally the post is flooded to a depth of 9". The monitoring room has been completely stripped apart from the BPI mount.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
An Orlit B stands in trees at the edge of the compound, close to the reservoir
Date of Visit 8.6.2002
Future Actions CALCULATE 8 FIGURE NGR
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