Royal Observer Corps
Record added 9/5/2001
Post Name DEERNESS
OS Grid Reference HY56910743
County Orkney
Date opened March 1960
Date closed September 1991
Location On a mound in a very large rectangular compound, on hilltop close to trig. station, 300 yards north of Denwick Road.
Description LOCKED The compound incorporates three sides of the original square compound that contained the post. All surface features remain intact with the green paint flaking badly. The original standard Scottish hatch has been replaced with an English style hatch. This is locked.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
The transmitter/receiver block for a WW2 Chain Home Low radar station stands within the compound. Other buildings are in the surrounding fields.
Date of Visit 7.6.2004
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