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PILL BOX, LLANDRINIO

Site Details

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NPRN 270336

Map Reference SJ21NE

Grid Reference SJ2981416994

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Montgomeryshire

Community Llandrinio

Type of Site PILLBOX

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Modern

Site Description Small pillbox camouflaged as an agricultural building (concrete shaped to resemble stone) on north side of bridge with embrasures overlooking bridge. Presently used by NRA as a monitoring station.

Record derived from Defence of Britain Project (Record Number 3211)

The roadblocks at both ends of the Bridge and the pillbox to the north-west are included in the scheduling area. These defences formed part of the Western Command Stop Line No1 that followed the course of the River Severn from Tewkesbury via Worcester and Shrewsbury to Llandrinio.
Source: Cadw revised scheduling description of August 2009.