Royal Observer Corps
Record added 2/5/2001
Post Name DUSTON
OS Grid Reference SP71286043
County Northamptonshire
Date opened February 1962
Date closed September 1991
Location In a long rectangular compound on a field boundary, 150 yards East of Upton Lodge Farm and 200 yards West of Weedon Road (A45). At the end of a line of telegraph poles.
Description LOCKED All surface features remain intact but set low in the ground and in rather poor condition considering the recent closure. The FSM pipe is bent over and the hatch is securely locked with four padlocks. The is a faded sign on the compound gate. The post battery is in the bushes nearby.
An Orlit A in reasonable condition stands in the bushes at the Western end of the compound. A brick structure in a separate overgrown compound alongside the Orlit is probably an old water tank.
Date of Visit 20.3.1999
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