Royal Observer Corps
Record added 26/4/2001
Post Name STURTON BY STOW
OS Grid Reference SK88507923
County Lincolnshire
Date opened April 1960
Date closed October 1968
Location On a low mound on arable land, 80 yards North of Cowdale Lane, opposite the entrance o Crown Farm.
Description OPEN A single telegraph pole still stands beside the post. All surface features are intact but the ventilation louvres are missing (one lies in the undergrowth nearby). The hatch is damaged and cannot be closed. Internally twin bunks and a single bed with mattresses, cupboard, folding table and shelf, siren box, battery table, utensils and some wiring remains.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
An Orlit A stands nearby. The internal sliding metal door is intact but rusting badly and the concrete walls are breaking up in places. The wooden instrument mounting is in place but in pieces.
Date of Visit 18.4.1999
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