Royal Observer Corps
Record added 26/4/2001
Post Name ICKLETON
OS Grid Reference TL47594154
County Essex
Date opened July 1959
Date closed Before 1991
Location In the wooded hedgerow in one corner of an arable field on the Essex side of the county boundary, fifty yards north west of Quickset Road.
Description OPEN Externally in good condition with all surface features intact but very heavily overgrown and difficult to view. There is a sign which reads 'Ministry of Defence - Keep Out'. Internally the post has been completely stripped apart from the wall tiles which look heat damaged.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
A brick aircraft observation tower, in good condition, (similar to the building shown in the photograph of the Brightlingsea post), stands in the undergrowth nearby.
Date of Visit 9.5.1997
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