Royal Observer Corps
Record added 2/5/2001
OS Grid Reference SU207248
County Wiltshire
Date opened August 1961
Date closed September 1991
Location In a rectangular compound on Wetherington Down, 100 yards South of A36
Description OPEN All surface features remain intact with the light green paint flaking badly. The hatch is open. Internally much remains including table, shelf, cupboard. twin bunks with the bottom bed in place only, end frame for single bed, mattress, sheets, BPI & FSM mounts, many notices mounted on the wall under plastic. utensils small metal splint, siren box, fire blanket in its box, papers, rubber gloves, anorak with ROC arm badge, weather poster, aircraft identification poster, light, wiring, dustpan and rope with a hook. In June 2000 the post was re-equipped for three days for filming a possible TV documentary on the ROC.
Date of Visit 8.1.2000
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