SN5905 : Caer danddaearol Pontarddulais Pill Box

near to Pentrebach, Swansea/Abertawe, Great Britain

Caer danddaearol Pontarddulais Pill Box
Caer danddaearol Pontarddulais Pill Box
Dyma gaer danddaearol (FW3/22) a leolir ar ben bryn uwchben Ffarm Talfan Fach. Yr enw lleol ar y bryn yw y Graig. Hanner milltir i ffwrdd ceir caer danddaearol arall gerllaw Ffarm Tynybonau. Adeiladwyd miloedd o'r caerau danddaearol hyn ledled Prydain yn ystod yr Ail Ryfel Byd i rwystro unrhyw oresgyniad posibl.

A WWII pillbox (Type FW3/22) located on the hill above Talfan Fach Farm. The local name of the hill is Y Graig (The Hill!) There is another pillbox located half a mile away near Tynybonau Farm. Thousands of these pillboxes were built throughout Britain in 1940 in an attempt to thwart any possible invasion.
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1989
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 August, 1989   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 30 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 5926 0519 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:43.6627N 4:2.3516W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 5927 0517
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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