AA Sentry Box - 161
AA Sentry Box - 161

Near the Junction of the A40 and A479 , between Crickhowell and Tretower
A sixty-year-old AA Sentry Box (161) , one of only three surviving in their original locations in Wales.
The AA installed the first roadside sentry boxes in 1911.
Initially they were to provide shelter for their patrols who travelled on bicycles, and later motorbikes.
The Other Welsh AA Boxes are -
Box 289 (Devil’s Bridge, Ceredigion)
Box 580 (Llyn Peninsula).

Ref: W 10

Date: 19/07/2021

Location: SO 198 198

AA Sentry Box - 161

Near the Junction of the A40 and A479 , between Crickhowell and Tretower
A sixty-year-old AA Sentry Box (161) , one of only three surviving in their original locations in Wales.
The AA installed the first roadside sentry boxes in 1911.
Initially they were to provide shelter for their patrols who travelled on bicycles, and later motorbikes.
The Other Welsh AA Boxes are -
Box 289 (Devil’s Bridge, Ceredigion)
Box 580 (Llyn Peninsula).

Ref: W 10

Date: 19/07/2021

Location: SO 198 198