Royal Observer Corps
Record added 26/4/2001
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
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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