Royal Observer Corps
Record added 2/5/2001
Post Name OAKENGATES
OS Grid Reference SJ69351014
County Shropshire
Date opened August 1961
Date closed September 1991
Location On high point (public open space) beside footpath on Ketley Bank 80 yards east of Bank Way
Description All trace of the post has gone although the site is obvious and a telegraph pole and line still stands in the trees 15 yards to the west.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
The base of an Orlit A is visible 10 yards to the west of the underground post site. The post was demolished by Wrekin Council in March 1992. The walls of the Orlit were used to make the steps up the bank.
Date of Visit 29.04.2000
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