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HER Number:MDV72230
Name:Combe Martin ROC post


Site of ROC for Combe Martin.


Grid Reference:SS 575 474
Map Sheet:SS54NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCombe Martin
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCOMBE MARTIN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • OBSERVATION POST (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Wood, K., 1976, Attack Warning Red, 285 (Monograph). SDV143823.

ROC post opened in July 1940 but both Wood and Dobinson place the original site at SS577745 which is far out into the Bristol Channel. Maybe a typo of current coordinates (SS574475)?

Dobinson, C. S., 2000, Twentieth Century Fortifications in England Vol. XI.1 & XI.2: The Cold War, 201 (Report - non-specific). SDV324255.

Site of Royal Observer Corps post. In use untill December 1952 then resited to SS584452 (PRN:72231).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV143823Monograph: Wood, K.. 1976. Attack Warning Red. Attack Warning Red. Unknown. 285.
SDV324255Report - non-specific: Dobinson, C. S.. 2000. Twentieth Century Fortifications in England Vol. XI.1 & XI.2: The Cold War. Twentieth Century Fortifications in England. XI.1 & XI.2. A4 Bound + Digital. 201.

Associated Monuments

MDV72231Related to: Combe Martin ROC post (Monument)
MDV72232Related to: Shirwell ROC post (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 3 2021 7:39AM