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    Default ST Twynells ROTOR- 2011- Various Visits


    These were taken on a number of visits, no externals as I took most of these at night to avoid the mad farmer



    St Twynnell's Rotor was one of a network of modern radar defenses conceived in the early 1950's as a response to the increased threat posed by soviet bomber forces. The Target date for its completetion was september 1953 but it is one of two rotor stations listed in the project file without a completion dates. The manufacture's installation plates on most of the plant remaining is dated 1954.

    St Twynells was never fully operational in 1952 most of the radar installations planned for the site were cancelled and only they type 80 control radar remained in plan but this too was cancelled in june 1953 when St Twynnells dropped to the bottom of the priority list of stations to be fitted out. only mobile type 11 radar was ever used at st twynells despite the completed radar bases which still sit across the road from the rotor bunker.


    1-Main corridor


    2-Emergency Exit




    3- A rather grim kitchen


    4- the organ


    5- One of many stripped out rooms


    6- Retro Beer Can


    7- Stairs to the lower level


    8- Lower Level Corridor


    9-Heat exchanger


    10- Ops Board


    11- Pump controls


    12-Security Pigeon


    13- the robot

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    like the stair shot,,cool.
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    Nice one walsh!!!

    That pigeon, watch out, he's feckin working for the robot ;)

    He is, he has to be, just standing there looking at you,telling robot what you is up to,where you are going etc

    And then in turn, robot is telling the MAD FARMER!!!

    Lucky escape this time then fella. :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by chizyramone View Post
    Nice one walsh!!!

    That pigeon, watch out, he's feckin working for the robot ;)

    He is, he has to be, just standing there looking at you,telling robot what you is up to,where you are going etc

    And then in turn, robot is telling the MAD FARMER!!!

    Lucky escape this time then fella. :)
    lol, that pigeon was in just in front of the robot, how it got all the way down there is a mystery! as for the mad farmer, well the less said the better!

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    Great report mate thanks for sharing

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    this is awesome and crying out to be restored

    It's all over.

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    Nice shots. Take it the Farmer does not like people visiting the place. Did you ask?
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    Quote Originally Posted by night crawler View Post
    Nice shots. Take it the Farmer does not like people visiting the place. Did you ask?
    He's very well known for being more than a little aggressive, with a shotgun...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Krypton View Post
    this is awesome and crying out to be restored
    Last I heard he has applied for a grant of sorts to demolish it.

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    weird sort of place

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