|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Cold War Royal Observers Corp site|
This Cold War Royal Observers Corps site was opened in August 1960 and closed in September 1991. Observers at the site would have recorded fall out levels in the event of nuclear attack. The site has now been demolished, the only traces of it left are telegraph poles.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 6006 0349|
|Parish:||DOWNHAM WEST, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Opened August 1960, closed September 1991. Demolished, only traces are telegraph poles, one with bucket on top. See (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), July 2000.
- ROYAL OBSERVER CORPS SITE (Cold War - 1960 AD to 1991 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|<S1>||Article in serial: Catford, N.. 1999. Royal Observer Corps Underground Posts in Norfolk.. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Journal. Vol 6, no 4, pp 59-70. pp 59ff. |
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