MDE21892 - Combe Martin ROC post on Long Lane (Monument)

Summary

The post was opened in 1964 and closed in 1968. It has since been demolished.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Site of Royal Observer Corps ROC post. Resited to location in May 1960 from SS 543 482 (PRN: 72302). Underground by May 1964 and closed by October 1968. [1] ROC post renamed Combe Martin after Ilfracombe in May 1960. [2] Combe Martin ROC post was close to Long Lane (A399). It has been demolished. It was opened in 1964 and closed in 1968. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Report: Dobinson, C. S.. 2000. The Cold War. Twentieth Century Fortifications in England. XI 2, 153. 203.
  • <2> Monograph: Wood, D.. 1992. Attack Warning Red. 285. 285.
  • <3> Website: Subterranea Britannica. Unknown. Subterranea Britannica web site. http://www.subbrit.org.uk/">www.subbrit.org.uk/. https://www.subbrit.org.uk/sites/combe-martin-roc-post/.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 627 445 (point)
Map sheet SS64SW
Civil Parish KENTISBURY, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 72302

Record last edited

Apr 30 2019 10:10AM

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