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Latitude: 53.1872 / 53°11'13"N
Longitude: -4.2368 / 4°14'12"W
OS Eastings: 250639
OS Northings: 367898
OS Grid: SH506678
Mapcode National: GBR 5K.398X
Mapcode Global: WH437.W4NZ
Entry Name: Privy tower at Porthamel
Listing Date: 20 May 1998
Last Amended: 20 May 1998
Source ID: 19885
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Located to the S of Porthamel house, in the corner of the garden. The tower is set alongside a former road (now disused) leading up from the the Menai Strait.
County: Isle of Anglesey
Traditional County: Anglesey
Probably mid C19, used as a privy, but possibly built as an folly or observation tower, exploiting a commanding position overlooking the Menai Strait.
A square tower with tapering sides, walls of pink gritstone rubble. Single door to E side with pointed arch lintel. The walls of the tower are ruinous and the roof is missing. Abutting to the N is a garden wall which incorporates a pointed arch gateway.
Listed as an unusual, functional, garden structure, which forms part of a group with Porthamel house.
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