Record Details

NHER Number:35395
Type of record:Building
Name:Cold War underground post


A Royal Observer Corps underground monitoring post, still in reasonable condition. In use from 1957 to 1968, it was one of a network of such posts, designed to monitor fallout in the event of a nuclear attack.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0383 0193
Map Sheet:TG00SW

Full description

Royal Observer Corps post.
In use December 1957 to October 1968. Intact but overgrown. Furnishings remain undamaged but tiles falling from walls. Information from (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), July 2000.

Monument Types

  • ROYAL OBSERVER CORPS SITE (Mid 20th Century to Late 20th Century - 1957 AD to 1968 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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