SY9878 : ROC underground monitoring post, Worth Matravers

taken 12 years ago, near to Worth Matravers, Dorset, Great Britain

ROC underground monitoring post, Worth Matravers
ROC underground monitoring post, Worth Matravers
Located next to the lane to Worth Matravers. In a nuclear conflict this post would have been manned by volunteers from the Royal Observer Corps who would be responsible for reporting nuclear blasts and monitoring fallout. The post was opened in 1962 and closed in 1991 after the end of the cold war. Further details about this and other posts can be found at LinkExternal link
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SY9878, 86 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 30 October, 2006
Category
Cold War relic   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 9843 7837 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:36.3028N 2:1.4128W
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