Royal Observer Corps
Record added 27/4/2001
Post Name BAMPTON
OS Grid Reference SS97371875
County Devonshire
Date opened October 1961
Date closed September 1991
Location In a small rectangular compound on the west side of Vanpost Hill beside telegraph pole.
Description LOCKED All surface features remain intact with some flaking of the green paint. The hatch was open when inspected in 2000 but has now been relocked with one padlock. There is damage in one corner by someone trying to force it open. The ventilation shaft adjacent to the access shaft has a 30" extension to it with the GZI mounting plate on top. Internally the table, shelf and cupboard remain in place together with a siren box, light, BT wiring and junction boxes, fire blanket box, BPI mount and a small enclosed shelf above the instrument table. The post was sold in 2003.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
Two legs of an Orlit B stand in the hedge nearby.
Date of Visit 30.9.2000 & 24.4.2003
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