Record Details

NHER Number:29526
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Cold War Royal Observer Corps Post

Summary

The Royal Observer Corps post that once stood here was demolished in 1994. The only evidence to attest to its former presence is the telegraph pole across the road.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 8649 8531
Map Sheet:TL88NE
Parish:THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Royal Observer Corps Post, disused.
No other details yet - marked on contractors plan for new development.
E. Rose (NLA), 1 March 1993.

Demolished by Crown in late 1994 according to landowner.
E. Rose 22 February 1995.

(S1) confirms this. Only the telegraph pole across the road survives.
E. Rose (NLA), July 2000.

Monument Types

  • ROYAL OBSERVER CORPS MONITORING POST (Cold War - 1961 AD to 1991 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Article in serial: Catford, N.. 1999. ROC Underground Posts in Norfolk.. NIAS Journal. pp 59ff.

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