Record Details

NHER Number:35404
Type of record:Building
Name:Royal Observer Corps underground post

Summary

A Royal Observer Corps underground post stands here. It opened in 1961 and closed in 1991. It is largely intact with an entry hatch at ground level and has a small railed area for aircraft observation.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3433 0827
Map Sheet:TG30NW
Parish:BRUNDALL, BROADLAND, NORFOLK
STRUMPSHAW, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

July 2000. Visit.
Royal Observer Corps underground post.
Opened June 1961, closed September 1991. Intact surface features with hatch at ground level. Interior not seen as locked. Small railed area for aircraft observation.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NLA) July 2000.

Monument Types

  • ROYAL OBSERVER CORPS SITE (Cold War - 1961 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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