Royal Observer Corps
Record added 9/5/2001
Post Name STONEHAVEN
OS Grid Reference NO86878287
County Kincardineshire
Date opened July 1962
Date closed September 1991
Location In a square compound in the north west corner of a larger compound containing two large aerial masts, part of an outstation for Stonehaven Radio (BT maritime station). 250 yards along track from an un-named minor road.
Description LOCKED All surface features remain intact with some flaking of the beige paint. A metal dome on the ventilation shaft indicates this was a master post. The hatch is locked but there are no padlocks so it can be opened with a Scottish 'T' bar key. Internally the post is in good condition with much remaining including the folding table, shelf, cupboard, floor standing rack of Dexion shelves, fire blanket/box, several laminated cluster maps and other laminated papers, 2 original folding canvas chairs, 3 Jerry
cans, pots/pans, kettle, pick axe, spade, crow bar, dome handle, two buckets, waste bin, rope, BPI mount, coax cable and a small splint. Unusually there is a 3" wide and 15" high protruding section of wall around the floor of the monitoring room and the base of the shaft. Much of the internal woodwork is painted bright green.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
None
Date of Visit 11.08.2001
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