Royal Observer Corps
Record added 27/4/2001
Post Name RIPLEY (2nd site)
OS Grid Reference SK386505
County Derbyshire
Date opened September 1966
Date closed May 1976
Location Beside the A38
Description DEMOLISHED No trace of anything. With the realignment of the A38 the post was closed again, the Derby Evening Telegraph reporting the closure on 17.5.1976 The site was used for the 'contractors camp' although not actually on the allignment of the new road. A 3rd post built two and a half miles to the west. The post was re-named Ambergate and was in use by 1976.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
None
Date of Visit 17.6.2000
Future Actions CALCULATE 8 FIGURE NGR
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