Royal Observer Corps
Record added 27/4/2001
Post Name SUTTON
OS Grid Reference TL44117799
County Cambridgeshire
Date opened August 1960
Date closed September 1991
Location On waste ground at the end of a line of telegraph poles just to the North of a track running West across the former Mepal Airfield, 100 yards West of the new A142
Description OPEN All surface features are intact with the green pain in excellent condition. internally the post is vandalised, fire damaged and rubbish strewn. Remaining artifacts includes chairs, folding table and shelf, cupboard with the doors off, two mattresses, wiring and aerial cable indicating this was a master (radio) post with metal dome on ventilation shaft.
An aircraft observation position consisting of a concrete plinth surrounded by railings and a short wooden pole (for telephone connection) stands nearby.
Date of Visit 9.1.1999
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