Royal Observer Corps
Record added 27/4/2001
Post Name PARSON DROVE
OS Grid Reference TF37920964
County Cambridgeshire
Date opened March 1960
Date closed September 1991
Location In a rectangular compound on the East side of Sealeys Lane
Description OPEN All surface features remain intact with some flaking of the light blue paint. When the post was first inspected, although the padlocks had been cut off the internal lock was badly rusted and would not budge using the 'T' bar key. When the post was inspected a second time the hatch had been forced open and damaged. There was also damage to the step that has been partially hacked away. Internally the post has been trashed and is now rubbish strewn with graffiti on the walls. There is a single bed, long table, cupboard, notice board, BPI mounting plate, utensils, 2 mattresses, mirror (broken), enamel bucket, 3 pair of Wellington boots, canvas folding chair (broken), broom, BT junction box (broken), wiring, light, posters, some papers, small splint and two plastic signs which stick in the ground which read 'Danger Do not touch unexploded maroon'. Closed 1991
Remaining
Surface
Structures
None
Date of Visit 29.8.1998 and 29.4.1999
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