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Sea Wall, Surf Point

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhosneigr, Isle of Anglesey

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Latitude: 53.231 / 53°13'51"N

Longitude: -4.5219 / 4°31'18"W

OS Eastings: 231767

OS Northings: 373406

OS Grid: SH317734

Mapcode National: GBR 56.0D0C

Mapcode Global: WH42X.H1YW

Entry Name: Sea Wall, Surf Point

Listing Date: 7 September 1998

Last Amended: 7 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20426

Building Class: Maritime

Location: Located to the seaward side of Surf Point, at the SE side of Traeth Crigyll, NW of Rhosneigr. A stretch of sea wall running from 23174/37337 to 23180/37344.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Llanfaelog

Community: Llanfaelog

Locality: Rhosneigr

Built-Up Area: Rhosneigr

Traditional County: Anglesey

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Probably built 1906-8, contemporary with the adjacent Surf Point.


A stretch of seawall, built of rubble masonry, part rendered. The wall is comprised of 5 adjoining sections; the south-westernmost section has a round-fronted rendered cap and contains a central, circular bastion; the abutting stretch of wall is fully rendered and the round-fronted capping is embattled; the next stretch north-westwards is also embattled but has lost most of its facing render; abutting the NW end is another circular bastion (as the first) and the stretch of wall at the far NW end is embattled and without much of its render. The rear of the wall has widely spaced buttresses with rounded caps, the wall has periodic openings to the properties beyond, which in turn are seperated by rubble walls and railings which abut the rear of the seawall.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good example of an early C20 sea wall; created to form an inspired setting to the the similarly styled Surf Point house which stands above it to the E.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Surf Point
    Located at the coast, overlooking Traeth Crigyll. Surfpoint is reached by a single track lane off the W side of the A4080, Station Road, in N Rhosneigr.
  • II War Memorial
    Prominently sited in the centre of Rhosneigr; located at the junction of the A4080, Ffordd Maelog and Station Road, where the roads form a crossroads with Beach Road and the High Street.

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