Royal Observer Corps
Record added 2/5/2001
OS Grid Reference SO08438262
County Shropshire
Date opened September 1965
Date closed September 1991
Location In a large rectangular compound at the end of a line of telegraph poles. One the west side of a field boundary, equidistant from two un-named minor roads and 100 yards from each of them.
Description LOCKED All surface features remain intact, the post has been recently painted light grey. The step is missing. Their is a coax cable and plug protruding from the ventilation shaft (Until 1998 the post was owned by a radio ham) It is now owned by a member of Subterranea Britannica who hopes to restore it. Remaining items include the table, shelf, cupboard, twin bunks with mattresses, battery box, enamelled bucket with lid, posters, visitors log, two chairs, BT junction boxes and wiring. Unusually the following items were also left when it was first sold: generator, Plessey Fixed Survey Metre and probe in a case, an old style FSM with probe, personal dosimeter and charger. The post is securely locked.
Date of Visit 3.7.2000 & 20.10.2000
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