Record Details

NHER Number:17732
Type of record:Monument
Name:Royal Observer Corps lookout post


A post World War Two Royal Observer Corp lookout post. It comprises an octagonal brick tower and a complex of underground rooms.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2476 3257
Map Sheet:TG23SW

Full description

November 1981.
Royal Observer Corps Lookout.
Octagonal brick tower now about 2.5m high. Iron ladder to top (ruined). Nearby a deep underground shelter with counterweighted entrance.
Apparently post World War Two. Probably one of those set up at the time of the Berlin crisis and later abandoned. Yes, the underground rooms were added after 1953.
E. Rose (NLA), 5 November 1981.

Monument Types

  • ROYAL OBSERVER CORPS SITE (Cold War - 1945 AD to 1992 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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