MDE21894 - Royal Observer Corps post east of West Lyn Farm (Monument)

Summary

Site of a Royal Observer Corps post for Lynton, moved here in September 1959 and set underground by 1961.

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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 September 1959 from SS 713 498 (MDE21893). Underground by April 1961. [1] ROC post still in use after October 1968. [2] YEO 15 Lynton on list of UKWMO monitoring posts. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <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.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Home Office. 1992. UKWMO Monitoring Posts : Letter to County Council.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 726 481 (point)
Map sheet SS74NW
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 72310

Record last edited

May 28 2013 1:28PM

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