Royal Observer Corps
Record added 27/4/2001
Post Name WINKLEIGH
OS Grid Reference SS62000943
County Devonshire
Date opened November 1962
Date closed September 1991
Location In a small rectangular compound on the north side of the old
Winkleigh airfield runway and 100 yards west of A3124.
Description LOCKED All surface features remain intact although most of the green paint has gone. A metal dome and aerial mast bracket on the ventilation shaft indicates this was a master post. There is a replacement hatch which was open in 2002 but has now been re-locked. Internally the post is damp with half an inch of water on the floor. Remaining artifacts include the table, shelf, cupboard, BPI mount, 3 bed ends, small splint, coax aerial cable, plastic tube for applying air to pump up aerial mast, spare FSM dome gasket, comer earth straps, dome key, battery switching box and two ropes. The light is extended out on two metal brackets. The post was sold in 2003.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
None
Date of Visit 17.02.2002 & 24.4.2003
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