Royal Observer Corps
Record added 9/5/2001
Post Name CARSPHAIRN
OS Grid Reference NX56099335
County Kirkcudbrightshire
Date opened January 1962
Date closed September 1991
Location On a low mound in a small rectangular compound on a hillside behind a row of cottages on the A713.
Description LOCKED All surface features remain intact although most of the green paint has gone. The ventilation shaft stands on a large concrete plinth and a smaller one for the FSM pipe, there is also a metal dome on the ventilation shaft indicating that this was a master post. There is a concrete path running from the compound gate to the access shaft and past the FSM pipe to the ventilation shaft. The hatch is locked. There is one telegraph pole on a low hill nearby.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
There is a pile of stones, possibly from the aircraft post on a low hill nearby.
Date of Visit 3.9.2002
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