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TONFANAU ARMY CAMP

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NPRN 402992

Map Reference SH50SE

Grid Reference SH56490430

Unitary (Local) Authority Gwynedd

Old County Merioneth

Community Llangelynin

Type of Site ARMY CAMP

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period 20th Century, Modern

Site Description 1. Extensive remains of coastal army camp.
T.Driver, RCAHMW, 18 April 2005.
2. The former army training camp at Tonfanau was built in 1938 and largely demolished in the mid 1980s.
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 22 August 2006.
3. The remains of a HAA (Heavy Anti Aircraft) training camp at Tonfanau. Hardstandings for training guns are still extant immediately behind the beach.
Source: Steve Thompson, UK Pillbox Study Group, ref. e25382.
RCAHMW, 10 March 2016.

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