2016

SH5553 : North Wales WWII defences: Rhyd Ddu - anti-tank blocks (1)

taken 8 years ago, near to Rhyd-Ddu, Gwynedd, Wales

North Wales WWII defences: Rhyd Ddu - anti-tank blocks (1)
North Wales WWII defences: Rhyd Ddu - anti-tank blocks (1)
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Anti-tank Blocks: DoB ID: S0015608

At the pass to the west of Rhyd Ddu are a row of anti-tank blocks on either side of the B4418. Protecting Gwynedd in 1940 from a possible German invasion force launched from neutral Ireland.

SH5553 : North Wales WWII defences: Rhyd Ddu - anti-tank blocks (2)

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SH5553, 58 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Mike Searle   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 12 May, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 30 May, 2016
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 5550 5340 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:3.4955N 4:9.4561W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 5552 5339
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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