Royal Observer Corps
Record added 2/5/2001
Post Name MARKET DEEPING
OS Grid Reference TF14170827
County Northamptonshire
Date opened March 1960
Date closed September 1991
Location In a square compound on the South side of Maxey Road, just West of mound.
Description LOCKED All surface features remain intact with the green paint in good condition. There is some damage to the access shaft and all the ventilation louvres are missing. A new larger hatch (Torlift) has been fitted (1989) and the top of the shaft reconstructed. The hatch is locked but can be opened with a Torlift key or a large screwdriver. Internally much remains including aircraft photographs, maps, papers, signs, dismantled bunks, folding table and shelf and cupboard. Other items have been removed to the restored post at Dersingham, Norfolk.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
A two roomed earth covered structure (probably a shelter) stand alongside. This has no connection with the ROC post. The site was a WW2 decoy airfield and this building dates from this period.
Date of Visit 19.9.1998
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