Royal Observer Corps
Record added 9/5/2001
Post Name CREETOWN
OS Grid Reference NX48135675
County Kirkcudbrightshire
Date opened October 1959
Date closed October 1968
Location On hilltop accessed from a steep track beside entrance to Tarmac quarry. (300 foot climb)
Description OPEN All surface features remain although the ventilation
louvres have gone. The concrete apron around the access shaft is cracked and subsiding. There is further erosion round the base of the ventilation shaft. The ventilation louvres are missing and the top of the ventilation shaft is
broken. The hatch is detached and resting on top of the shaft. Internally the post is flooded to a depth of 15". The only artefacts remaining are the table, twin bunks (top bunk detached), BPI mount, GPO junction box and wiring.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
15 m west of the post is an Orlit A. It is empty.
Date of Visit 21.10.2002
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