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HER Number:MDV72352
Name:South Molton, ROC post


Site of ROC post for South Molton.


Grid Reference:SS 713 246
Map Sheet:SS72SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGeorge Nympton
Civil ParishSouth Molton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGEORGE NYMPTON

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, D., 1992, Attack Warning Red, 285 (Monograph). SDV143823.

ROC post still in use after October 1968.

Home Office, 1992, UKWMO Monitoring Posts (Correspondence). SDV324407.

YEO 16 South Molton on list of UKWMO monitoring sites.

Dobinson, C. S., 2000, Twentieth Century Fortifications in England Vol. XI.1 & XI.2: The Cold War, 205 (Report - non-specific). SDV324255.

Site of Royal Observer Corps ROC post. Moved to location from SS728246 (PRN: 72351) in November 1953. Orlit post underground by June 1959.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV143823Monograph: Wood, D.. 1992. 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. 205.
SDV324407Correspondence: Home Office. 1992. UKWMO Monitoring Posts. Letter to County Council.

Associated Monuments

MDV72349Related to: South Molton, ROC post (Monument)
MDV72350Related to: South Molton, ROC post (Monument)
MDV72351Related to: South Molton, ROC post (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 3 2006 8:35PM