Royal Observer Corps
Record added 8/5/2001
Post Name ARDVASAR
OS Grid Reference NG655069
County Isle of Skye
Date opened May 1961
Date closed September 1991
Location On the east side of the Sleat Primary School playing field
Description DEMOLISHED No trace of anything remains. Two local residents confirmed the position and both thought the post was still extant but an extensive search revealed no trace. A small compound in the playing field is the school’s weather monitoring station.
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Structures
An aircraft post stands on a hilltop several miles to the north east at NG69601260. It is of the standard Scottish post war design consisting of a building approximately 7' X 5' with an open topped observation area approximately 5' X 5' and a crew room with a sloping tin sheet as a roof. The removable tin roof for the observation room lies on the grass nearby. This post was known as Isle of Oronsay but was re-named Ardvasar when resited in 1961.
Date of Visit 28.7.2003
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