MHG55563 - ROC Post - Broadford

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Type and Period (1)

  • OBSERVATION POST (In use, 20th Century - 1959 AD to 1991 AD (between))

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Underground Royal Observer Corps observation post situated near the school and war memorial. It opened in 1959 and closed in 1991.

The ROC post was one of several on Skye from this period, designed to monitor during nuclear attack. Others were situated at Kilmore (called Ardvasar), Portree, Dunvegan, and Uig. <1>

Further information about ROC posts in the Highlands is available on the Subterranea Britannica. See link below.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NG 6466 2333 (20m by 20m) (Approximate)
Map sheet NG62SW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish STRATH

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