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Barrhead's Nuclear Bunker, Fereneze Hills

This left over from the cold war is an underground bunker used by the Royal Observer Corps, a voluntary organsisation who would have had the job of monitoring fall-out after a nuclear attack on the UK. Hundreds of identical ROC posts are located all over the UK, the ROC was disbanded in 1992 and the posts abandoned. For more information see

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Jim Wilson   [May 21, 2004 at 02:19 PM]
Had I discovered this edifice and not known about the nuclear shelter, I would have guessed it to be an outdoor "Roman cludgey".

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