Royal Observer Corps
Record added 2/5/2001
OS Grid Reference SO60608925
County Shropshire
Date opened May 1965
Date closed October 1968
Location In a large heavily overgrown and wooded compound on the east side of a public footpath 60 yards north of Vicarage Road and on the south side of a playing field.
Description LOCKED All surface features remain intact with some light green paint remaining. The louvres on the ventilation shaft are missing. At the first inspection the hatch was sealed by cementing two short scaffold poles into the ground and welding a third pole across the two. It was opened in October 2000 as the post was advertised for sale bu auction. Internally is clean and dry with twin bunks and a single bed, 3 mattresses, table, shelf, cupboard, large splint, GPO junction boxes and wiring, some other wiring. The timer still works. The post failed to reach its reserve price and has been taken off the market. It has been locked again with an interpretation board placed nearby.
Date of Visit 3.7.2000 & 20.10.2000
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