Royal Observer Corps
Record added 8/5/2001
Post Name BEAULY
OS Grid Reference NH51784718
County Inverness-shire
Date opened March 1961
Date closed September 1991
Location At the end of a line of telegraph poles in an 'L' shaped compound set into the hillside in the corner of a grassed field. North east from the end of a track leading to a farmhouse.
Description LOCKED All surface features are intact with some flaking of the black paint. One of the ventilation louvers is mounted upside down. A metal dome on the ventilation shaft and three guying points indicates this was a master post.
A brick built aircraft post stands close to the telegraph pole. Its door is locked but the wooden instrument table is
visible as is a bed frame, battery box and paraffin heater. It is approximately 7' X 5' with a sloping corrugated metal sheet over the small 2' X 5' crew room. There is a junction box on the nearby telegraph pole and part of the removable wood/tin roof covering the open section lies on the ground nearby. A small wood and asbestos toilet hut stands just outside the compound.
Date of Visit 17.07.2001
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