CILYBEBYLL AUXILLIARY UNIT, SECOND WORLD WAR OPERATIONAL BASE

Site Details



NPRN
413228
Map Reference
SN70SE
Grid Reference
SN7506704247
Unitary (Local) Authority
Neath, Port Talbot
Old County
Glamorgan
Community
Cilybebyll
Type of Site
MILITARY BASE
Broad Class
Defence
Period
MODERN;20TH CENTURY

Site Description

The remains of an Auxilliary Unit Operational Base, set just below ground in a woodland area, east-north-east of Plas Cilybebyll. Built in areas where a German invasion was expected in the Second World War, the structure consists of a single room, measuring 4.25 meters in length and 3.07 meters in width and 1.95 meters in height, with a curved corrugated sheet steel roof and side walls resting on low sills. The entrance shaft is located at the north-east end of the building.
Source: Cadw scheduling description of March 2011

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