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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

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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