|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Cold War Royal Observer Corps site|
A Cold War Royal Observer Corps Orlit Post and bunker. The bunker, an underground monitoring post, was built in December 1958 and closed in October 1968.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 9562 2928|
|Parish:||KETTLESTONE, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
February 1991. Visit.
Prefabricated concrete Royal Observer Corps Post and shelter, with underground bunker with air shafts/access shaft etc. Loacated 113m south of Fakenham to Norwich road in east boundary hedge of field subject to possible gravel extraction threat.
D. Edwards (NLA), 5 February 1991
Underground bunkers date from after 1953.
Known as Fakenham post, built December 1958, closed October 1968. Externally complete, interior stripped, at some date clad in polystyrene tile. Orlit A to south good condition with sliding door and instrument mounting.
E. Rose (NLA), July 2000.
- ORLIT POST (Mid 20th Century to Late 20th Century - 1958 AD to 1968 AD)
- ROYAL OBSERVER CORPS SITE (Mid 20th Century to Late 20th Century - 1958 AD to 1968 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Sources and further reading
|<S1>||Article in Serial: Catford, N.. 1999. ROC Underground Posts in Norfolk.. NIAS Journal. Vol 6, No 4. pp 59ff. |
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