Royal Observer Corps
Record added 10/5/2001
Post Name INVERGORDON
OS Grid Reference NH68276916
County Ross & Cromarty
Date opened May 1965
Date closed September 1991
Location In a square compound on a ridge north of the B817 and a few yards south of a railway line.
Description LOCKED All surface features remain intact with the green paint in good condition. A metal dome on the ventilation shaft indicates this was a master post. The hatch is locked internally but can be opened with a Scottish 'T' bar key. Internally the post is flooded to a depth of 8" but still contains many artifacts including twin bunks, fire blanket box, various charts and lists (including a typed list of the 58 posts of 30 Group as at 1.10.87), large circular wooden instrument with a weather vane, Jerry can, tool rack, battery switching box, duffle coat, rubber gloves in bag, wiring, kettle, mess tins and 3 pairs of Wellington Boots. The ladder, counterbalance weight, pump and internal vent shutters are all painted red.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
An Orlit A stands close by and a tin hut stands
35 yards to the north. Apart from the base of the wooden instrument table it is completely stripped.
Date of Visit 17.07.2001
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