MDE21891 - Cold War Royal Observer Corps post at Five Barrows (Monument)

Summary

An ROC post is thought to have been relocated to this site. It was opened in April 1954, underground by September 1959 and closed by the end of 1968.

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Full Description

Site of Royal Observer Corps (ROC) post. Opened in April 1954, underground by September 1959 and closed by the end of 1968. [1] Reference to ROC post being resited from an earlier location but does not give any details of former site. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Monograph: Dobinson, C. S.. 2000. Twentieth century fortifications in England: The Cold War. XI. 1 (text). 202. [Mapped feature: #34017 ]
  • <2> Monograph: Wood, D.. 1992. Attack Warning Red. 285. 284.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7330 3680 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS73NW
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 72253

Record last edited

Sep 9 2020 9:40AM

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