Character Property for saleNuclear Fallout Bunker, Stanton Hill, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 7NF
Sold STC £2,000
- 'Take cover' with this rare opportunity to purchase a former Nuclear Fallout Observation Bunker
- Elevated position and standing in grounds of 0.075 acres (subject to a measured survey)
- Takes advantage of superb views over the surrounding Countryside and Derby.
FOR SALE BY AUCTION ON TUESDAY 15th APRIL AT THE DERBYSHIRE COUNTY CRICKET CLUB at 11.30amat a Guide Price of £2,000 - £3,000
Providing a rare opportunity to purchase a relic of the cold war is this former Royal Observers Corps Nuclear Fallout Observation Bunker (Post 31 Group 8). Situated in an elevated position 125metres above sea level just off the A514 between Stanton by Bridge and Ticknall and adjacent to a bridle way which passes though Robin Hood Woods part of the National Forest and leads down to St Brides Farmhouse which in turn leads towards Staunton Harold Reservoir. The bunker is part submerged underground and has access by a steel hatch and steel ladder which in turn leads to a lobby area, main room and a small area which we are led to believe was the toilet area. Some of the original fittings from the days of use are still in situ including a notice on the door and the remains of the telephone system. The present site is over grown but has a five bar gate with access onto the A514 and takes advantage of the superb views over Derby and the surrounding Countryside. Energy Rating: Exempt.
More information about the history of the bunker is available at www.subbtit.org.uk
Smith Partnership, 45 High Street, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 1JE. For the attention of: Mr Tim Jackson. Tel: 01283 492 964.
Bagshaws Residential, 38 Cornmarket, Derby, DE1 2DG. Tel: 01332 542296.
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CONDITIONS OF SALE
The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the offices of the auctioneers, Bagshaws Residential, and vendors solicitors seven days prior to sale and the purchaser shall be deemed to have knowledge of same whether inspected or not. Any questions relating to them must be raised prior to 11.30am. Prospective purchasers are advised to check with the auctioneers, Bagshaws Residential, before the sale that the property is neither sold nor withdrawn. The purchaser will also be deemed to have read and understood the auction conduct notes printed within the sale catalogue.
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Bagshaws Residential are contactable at 38 Cornmarket, Derby DE1 2DG Tel - 01332 542 298
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