Royal Observer Corps
Record added 27/4/2001
Post Name LONGWORTH
OS Grid Reference SU41229962
County Berkshire
Date opened September 1959
Date closed October 1968
Location On a wide overgrown field boundary, 250 yards South East from Kingstonhill Farm and 200 yards North of Appleton Road.
Description OPEN (11.1998)All surface features remain intact but the ventilation louvres have been removed and are on the floor of the monitoring room. The hatch is open and hanging off. Internally there is some fire damage rubbish and graffiti. All that remains of the furniture is the single bed and a partly dismantled bunk. (5.2006)No change since 1998 inspection.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
A dilapidated Type 28 pillbox stands 15 yards to the North. There is no evidence this was later used in connection with ROC.
Date of Visit 14.11.1998
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