Royal Observer Corps
Record added 9/5/2001
Post Name TOMATIN
OS Grid Reference NH79822992
County Inverness-shire
Date opened July 1963
Date closed September 1991
Location On a mound on top of a high bank close to a Little Chef restaurant on the east side of the A9 close to where the dual carriageway starts.
Description LOCKED There are concrete steps up the bank for access. All surface features remain intact with some flaking of the green paint. There is a double step up to the access shaft. A line of disused telegraph poles on the other side of the A9 probably once served the post. The hatch is locked.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
A brick aircraft post stands alongside consisting of a rectangular building approximately 7' X 5'. It consists of
an open topped observation area approximately 5' X 5' and a crew room with a sloping tin sheet as a roof. The wooden instrument mounting is still intact.
Date of Visit 16.07.2001
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