Royal Observer Corps
Record added 26/4/2001
Post Name MARCHWOOD
OS Grid Reference SU39220864
County Hampshire
Date opened February 1962
Date closed October 1968
Location On the East side of an old farm track 150 yards South West from Marchwood Bypass (A326).
Description OPEN . The post was within a small rectangular compound, some of the fencing including the gate survives. The soil around the post is eroding. All surface features are in place but the ventilation shaft has been partially demolished and is capped with concrete just above ground level. The hatch is damaged and won't close properly and the adjacent ventilation louvres have been removed and the holes filled with concrete. Internally the walls are covered in soot but there is no fire damage to the remaining furniture, table, shelf, cupboard (doors detached), twin bunks and a single bed. There is also a battery box, wiring and a light fitting.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
None
Date of Visit 9.10.1999
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