Royal Observer Corps
Record added 26/4/2001
Post Name CUMMERTREES
OS Grid Reference NY14456608
County Dumfriesshire
Date opened October 1966
Date closed September 1991
Location In a large square compound on hilltop above caravan park (off B724), 30 metres west of Church Walk (footpath). 150 yards south west from a sharp bend in Ryehill Road.
Description SEALED All surface features remain intact with the dark green paint flaking badly. A dome one the ventilation shaft indicates this was a master post. The louvers on the ventilation shaft have slid down. The hatch
is open but the shaft below has been filled with rubble and capped with
concrete.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
There is a concrete plinth with a hexagonal mount in bushes nearby. This might have been a WW2 light anti-aircraft emplacement overlooking the Solway Firth.
Date of Visit 8.6.2002
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