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Type 24 'bullet-proof' pillbox with narrow splay embrasures. Sunken into the southern side of the railway embankment, covering the bascule railway bridge over the river Tywi.
(Source: Field Visit 1999/09/17)

Type of site PILLBOX (TYPE FW3/24)
Location Tywi Railway Bridge embankment, Pensarn.
Area Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Grid reference SN 4061 1914 (Scale: 1:25000 , 1986)
Period WW2
Condition Removed
Materials Reinforced Concrete
Recorder Thomas, Roger J.C. (Carmarthen Stop Line survey)
Defence grouping Western Command: Carmarthen Stop Line - The line runs S-N along the Afon Tywi (River Towy) and the Afon Duad, from the mouth of the Afon Tywi to Carmarthen, thence to Cynwyl Elfed, Rhos, Henllan and Llangeler. From this point it continues N to Llangranog, via Rhydlewis
DOB site reference: S0011464
Event Construction, In the period 1940 1941
Field Visit, On 1999/09/17
Destruction, Before 1999