View Full Version : Pencombe ROC Post January 2012

16-01-2012, 11:12 AM
The last of our "six posts in a day" jaunt, myself and BK got to this outpost, just as the light was fading fast.
Not much, if anything has changed since KE's visit back in 2008, which is good:thumb The very rural location of this post has prevented any vandalism.
Apologies for the darkness of the photo's of the surface structures but it was getting dark fast!

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The entrance hatch was rusty and like KE's visit the spiders were everywhere. The "Mind your Head" sign has fallen off and lays at the bottom of the shaft.

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The rear vent shaft remains in excellent condition, along with the pump up mast bracket, as this was a master post.

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Internally not much has changed. At first I thought the ceiling was part of the conveyor belt flooring but it is in fact a big swath of polystyrene tiles that have come down in one go! Nicely kept in place by the string!

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Still in a remarkably dry condition several items still remain including the Siren box, FSM Plate, K-rations and several pieces of paperwork.

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The observers must have had regular problems with there BT Box as there are several remarks left by the BT Engineer, telling them to "leave it alone".

All in all, a nice clean unmolested post:thumb
Thanks for looking.

16-01-2012, 02:21 PM
Nice one mate, like this one.