Royal Observer Corps
Record added 27/4/2001
Post Name POLESWORTH
OS Grid Reference SK244022
County Staffordshire
Date opened April 1962
Date closed 1983
Location Probably lost under new housing.
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This confirmed by William J Read, Chairman of Emergency Planning Society - West Midlands Branch
"I confirm that this post is now under a housing estate. I visited it before the houses were constructed in the mid 1980s, when the post had already been closed. the surface features were still in existence."
Description Attack Warning Red has that the post was originally called Glascote when it opened in Nov 1953. Renamed Polesworth in July 1963 after going underground in April 1962.
Polesworth village is in Warwickshire but the post seems to have been over the border in Staffordshire.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
Date of Visit
Future Actions CONFIRM LOCATION, CALCULATE 8 FIGURE NGR, SITE VISIT
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