Record Details

NHER Number:35400
Type of record:Building
Name:Cold War Orlit post


A Royal Observer Corps Orlit post, which was operational during the 1960s.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7541 3689
Map Sheet:TF73NE

Full description

Royal observer corps post.
Open 1961, closed October 1968.
Intact but empty and overgrown.
Orlit B nearby retains wooden shelves.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NLA) July 2000.

Monument Types

  • ORLIT POST (Mid 20th Century to Late 20th Century - 1961 AD to 1968 AD)
  • ROYAL OBSERVER CORPS SITE (Mid 20th Century to Late 20th Century - 1961 AD to 1968 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status


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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