Stephen's Castle, a Bowl Barrow 720m East of Eastworth Farm


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20th Century

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Dorset County Council

District Council

East Dorset District Council



Parliamentary Constituency

North Dorset

Grid Reference

SE091091 (409107, 109707)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.8862, -1.87052

Nearest Postcode

BH31 7PQ

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The site of a Royal Observer Corps monitoring post. The site was built as part of an extensive network of posts designed to confirm and report hostile aircraft and nuclear attacks on the United Kingdom. The post was opened in April 1958 and was closed in October 1968. It was found to have been destroyed by the time of the Defence of Britain survey. The site was located underground on the top of a tumulus in the Stephens Castle Nature Reserve.

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