Royal Observer Corps
Record added 27/4/2001
Post Name MEVAGISSEY
OS Grid Reference SX00684232
County Cornwall
Date opened April 1958
Date closed September 1991
Location In a small rectangular compound 80 yards North of un-named minor road.
Description LOCKED All surface features remain intact with some flaking of the green paint. The hatch is locked. The landowner wishes to keep the post as a reminder of the cold war years. There is an overgrown access gate in the hedge beside the road.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
A two story aircraft post of brick and concrete construction still stands at SX01834340 in the south east corner of a field. It is used as an animal shelter. The lower floor is approximately 20' X 10' with an entrance door in the west wall and an internal toilet recess. The upper observation area is approximately 7' X 10' with a 6' X 7' open observation area a 4' X 7' roofed crew room. There is no trace of the external wooden stairs. There is a bracket for a telephone insulator on one wall.
Date of Visit 14.7.2000
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