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ANCHORAGE, YNYS LOCHTYN

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NPRN 525700

Map Reference SN35NW

Grid Reference SN3192455459

Unitary (Local) Authority Maritime

Old County Maritime

Community Maritime

Type of Site ANCHORAGE

Broad Class MARITIME

Period Post Medieval

Site Description Admiralty Sailing Directions note a 'long and remarkable ridge of rock, terminating in Lochtyn Point, or rather a rock called Ynys Fach, projects from the coast about 4 1/2 miles to the eastward of Pen Cribach, forming on its eastern side a little bay where small vessels may lie for a tide in fine weather and offsHore winds, but a heavy sea quickly rolls in upon a change occuring'.

Sources include:
Admiralty, 1870, Sailing Directions for the West Coast of England from Milford Haven to the Mull of Galloway including the Isle of Man, pg33

Maritime Officer, RCAHMW, August 2014.

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