Royal Observer Corps
Record added 27/4/2001
OS Grid Reference SJ98132790
County Staffordshire
Date opened September 1960
Date closed September 1991
Location In a square compound at the end of a line of telegraph poles on top of a low hilltop, 120 yards South of Wadden Lane at its junction with Vicarage Bank.
Description LOCKED All surface features remain intact with some flaking of the green paint. The access shaft is on a raised concrete plinth with the FSM and BPI pipes also on concrete. The hatch is locked. There is a broken sign on the ground nearby which says 'Private Property MOD (Air)'. The surrounding land owner (Waddon Farm) doesn't know who owns the land, he was never offered it and was not informed of the sale by auction. He was told by the MOD that it was bought by a man in Derby who bought 6 posts.
Date of Visit 25.7.1999
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