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POOL PARK PRISONER OF WAR CAMP, EFENECHTYD, RUTHIN

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NPRN 404009

Map Reference SJ15NW

Grid Reference SJ10455648

Unitary (Local) Authority Denbighshire

Old County Denbighshire

Community Efenechtyd

Type of Site PRISONER OF WAR CAMP

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Modern

Site Description World War 2 camp for Italian prisoners of war, consisting of several huts to the west of the B5105 road and a sewage works on the opposite side, set within the grounds of Pool Park (nprn 27812). Several buildings and the sewage works are shown on the OS 6in map of 1953 but these have been cleared by the time of the survey for the 1975 edition. The barracks for personnel serving at the camp was built in Park Road, Ruthin (nprn 403998).
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 31 January 2006.

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