MDE21893 - Royal Observer Corps post, Lynton (Monument)

Summary

An Royal Observer Corps (ROC) post was based here between 1940 and 1959.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

The site of a Royal Observer Corps post. It was opened in July 1940. [1] The post was resited to SS 726 482 (MDE21894) in September 1959. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Monograph: Dobinson, C. S.. 2000. Twentieth century fortifications in England: The Cold War. XI. 1 (text). 203.
  • <2> Monograph: Wood, D.. 1976. Attack Warning Red: History of the Royal Observer Corps. The Book Service Ltd.. 285.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 712 497 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS74NW
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 72309

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:06PM

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