Royal Observer Corps
Record added 27/4/2001
Post Name HOLBERTON
OS Grid Reference SX60354883
County Devonshire
Date opened August 1963
Date closed October 1968
Location On a field boundary 30 yards north of an un-named minor road.
Description DEMOLISHED Although the post has been demolished a telegraph pole and line remain intact. One side of the compound fencing also remains intact on the field boundary.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
An Orlit B still stands at SX65664481. The post was named Bigbury-on-Sea when the Orlit was in use. It was re-named and resited and renamed Holberton in May 1962. The Orlit is on the south side of a field boundary beside a public footpath. Two rungs of the steps are missing. There is a hole in one end wall and the door and doorframe are
missing.
Date of Visit 17.02.02 & 6.7.2002 (Orlit)
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