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WWII Auxilary Unit Hide at Cilybebyll

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 05773w
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Cilybebyll
NGR : SN7506704247
Site Type (preferred type first) : Modern Auxiliary hide
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument

Summary :
An auxiliary unit hide from WWII (operational base) in woodland 100m NE of Plas Cilybebyll house, Neath Port Talbot. An underground concealed chamber roofed with corrugated iron and brick walls.

Description :
An auxiliary unit hide from WWII (operational base) in woodland 100m NE of Plas Cilybebyll house, Neath Port Talbot. An underground concealed chamber roofed with corrugated iron and brick walls. (01)

The structure has is aligned NE-SW with a NE entrance, a concrete floor, brick build end walls and entrance shaft with a curved corrugated sheet steel roof and side walls resting on low sills (Cadw 2011).

Sources :
Cadw , New Entry to the Schedule of Monuments
Locock, M , 2000 , An auxiliary unit "hide"(operational base) at Cilybebyll, Neath Port Talbot , Archaeology in Wales : 40 : 57-59
01. M Locock (2000), An Auxiliary Unit 'Hide' (Operational Base) at Cilybebyll, Neath Port Talbot, Archaeology in Wales, Vol.40, pp57-59

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