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Rectangular plan pillbox, reinforced concrete and brick structure, clad with timber sleepers used as shuttering and camouflage. Built on the northern side of the Carmarthen - Fishguard railway line. Built to cover an anti-tank ditch.
(Source: Field Visit 1998/10)

Type of site PILLBOX
Location Glyn-siw, Llanllwch.
Area Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Grid reference SN 3776 1888 (Scale: 1:25000 , 1986)
Period WW2
Condition Fair
Materials Clay Brick, Reinforced Concrete, Wood
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: S0011478
Reference 1946/07/07 106G/UK/1625, frames 4079-4083, 4146 - 4149, 6073 - 6077
Event Construction, In the period 1940 1941
Field Visit, During 1998/10