|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||Narborough Royal Observation Corps post|
This is the site of a nationally important Royal Observation Corps post. It was used during the Cold War as an underground monitoring post.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 7410 0728|
|Parish:||BEACHAMWELL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Royal Observer Corps post.
January 1959 to September 1991.
Surface features intact, interior not seen.
Orlit A remains, with key still in the door but door not locked; internal sliding door and instrument mounting still in place. See (S1).
E. Rose, (NLA) July 2000.
Cold War Monuments Protection Programme assessment identifies this as a site of national importance, and it is to be listed or scheduled.
See file for details.
D. Gurney (NLA), 27 December 2001.
- ORLIT POST (Mid 20th Century to Late 20th Century - 1959 AD to 1991 AD)
- ROYAL OBSERVER CORPS MONITORING POST (Mid 20th Century to Late 20th Century - 1959 AD to 1991 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Monograph: Cocroft, W.. 2001. Cold War Monuments: An Assessment by the Monuments Protection Programme.. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|---||Designation: Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 1975-?. Norfolk Archaeological Unit Recommendation for Scheduling. Recommendation. NHER18080. |
|<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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