Royal Observer Corps
Record added 26/4/2001
Post Name PARKGATE
OS Grid Reference NY04569090
County Dumfriesshire
Date opened September 1964
Date closed September 1991
Location In a compound on a hill 500 yards along a farm track and 200 yards south of it.
Description LOCKED All surface features remain intact with some flaking of the cream paint. A metal dome on the ventilation shaft indicates this is a master post. The hatch is locked but there are no padlocks and it can be possible to open it with a Scottish T bar key. A metal dome on the ventilation shaft and three guying points nearby indicate this was a master post. The hatch is locked internally and can be opened with a Scottish T-bar key. Internally the following items remain: table, shelf, cupboard, 8 chairs, BPI mount, small rack of wooden shelves, logbook, clipboards with notices, light. Papers, air pipe for pump up mast, coax cable for radio, shelf in the toilet recess, 2 mirrors, cluster map, cloud posters and weather vane indicating this was a ROCMET post. A concrete path leads from the compound style to the post.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
None
Date of Visit 22.4.2003
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