Nuclear Attack Monitoring Posts, Lancashire

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More ROC Posts in Lancashire.

For some general details about these places, please see this previous post;
Nuclear Monitoring Posts.

The one above is at Mellor. The column in the middle is a viewpoint built to celebrate the start of the Millenium. Salmesbury airfield is very close by. On the entry hatch this plaque gives some helpful details.

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Below; A close up of the entry hatch, FSM pipe and ventilation hatch without the viewpoint stone in the frame.

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Below; This photo – with the sheep digging the ROC post – was taken at Dunsop Bridge in the Forest of Bowland

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And the one below is near Longridge, with an FSM (Fixed Survey Meter) pipe extended. These devices were to monitor radiation levels after an attack.

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2 comments on “Nuclear Attack Monitoring Posts, Lancashire
  1. Paul says:

    Hi Ian ,
    These look great . the sky and colour of the lead shot are particuarily good . It was a great day out . I guess they never got in touch back at the old Command post

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