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Latitude: 53.3075 / 53°18'26"N
Longitude: -4.627 / 4°37'37"W
OS Eastings: 225065
OS Northings: 382164
OS Grid: SH250821
Mapcode National: GBR GMYY.WV0
Mapcode Global: WH31B.W4V8
Plus Code: 9C5Q894F+X6
Entry Name: Pillbox near Skinner's Monument
Listing Date: 25 July 1994
Last Amended: 25 July 1994
Source ID: 14741
Building Class: Defence
Location: On high ground 80m to S of Skinner Monument.
County: Isle of Anglesey
Community: Holyhead (Caergybi)
Built-Up Area: Holyhead
Traditional County: Anglesey
Tagged with: Architectural structure
Second World War pillbox fortification; part of circa 1940 defences of port of Holyhead.
Circular plan; in grey rubble with some brick on concrete foundations; head of wall has rubble set on end to give effect of folly or garden architecture; square-headed doorway, two tiers of loops, concrete roof. Detached curving screen wall protecting entrance doorway.
Included as unusual Welsh example of this fortification type, to a design believed to have been used only on Anglesey.
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