SM9637 : View to Dinas Head from Castle Point

taken 8 years ago, near to Fishguard/Abergwaun, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

View to Dinas Head from Castle Point
View to Dinas Head from Castle Point
The remains of Fishguard fort sit on the clifftop. Completed in 1781 to defend the town against attack, following the 1779 raid by the privateer vessel Black Prince, the fort became the headquarters of the Fishguard Fencibles and was armed with eight 9-pounder guns.
Although alarm guns were fired from the fort following the 1797 raid by the French, the occupants had no further involvement in the action. The fort fell into disrepair at the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815.
See also LinkExternal link for an account of the so-called 'Last Invasion of Britain'.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 29 September, 2009
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 963 379 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:0.1250N 4:58.1040W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 962 377
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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