Royal Observer Corps
Record added 9/5/2001
Post Name GILBERTFIELD
OS Grid Reference NS65385806
County Lanarkshire
Date opened March 1966
Date closed September 1991
Location In the acute angle of the junction between two minor roads. A disused telegraph pole alongside the road marks the spot.
Description LOCKED (2001) All surface features remain intact with some flaking of the light green paint. Internally much remains including the table, shelf, cupboard, folding kitchen table, four chairs, towel on towel rail, 2 mattresses, local cluster map, various papers and notices, kitchen utensils, BPI mount, battery box, three pairs of Wellington boots, light, 2 blankets, spade, pick axe and rope.
Sub Brit member Graeme Finlayson is restoring it to its original condition.
Externally the post has been repainted and is now securely locked with a security bar and Chubb padlocks. (2006) The post has now been fully restured externally. It should be stressed that no equipment is kept at the post when not manned.
For further information and to contact Graeme:
http://www.gilbertfield.org.uk
Remaining
Surface
Structures
None
Date of Visit 20.4.2001 & 31.8.2002
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