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ADMIRALTY ARCH;GEORGE IV ARCH, HOLYHEAD HARBOUR

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NPRN 41261

Map Reference SH28SE

Grid Reference SH2524482909

Unitary (Local) Authority Isle of Anglesey

Old County Anglesey

Community Holyhead

Type of Site COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT

Broad Class COMMEMORATIVE

Period Post Medieval

Site Description The George IV Arch is a Doric structure in the form of a gateway, traditionally known as the Triumphal Arch. Built 1822-24 by Thomas Harrison to commemorate George IV's landing at Holyhead on 7th August 1821 en route for Ireland.
B.A.Malaws, 03 November 1998.

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