SM7328 : Concrete steps near the summit of Carn Llidi

taken 8 years ago, near to Treleddyd-Fawr, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

Concrete steps near the summit of Carn Llidi
Concrete steps near the summit of Carn Llidi
The summit of Carn Llidi is 181 metres (594 ft) above sea level with commanding views east over Pembrokeshire. The view to the west spans 180 degrees of the Irish sea and western approaches making Carn Llidi a natural location for defensive surveillance during both world wars.

During WWI a hydrophone station was built near the summit to detect enemy submarines in the western approaches. The same site was re-used throughout WWII, first as a radio station and observation point, then later as a radar station. The concrete and brick foundations of these defence sites remain and the concrete footpaths aid access to the summit.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 October, 2009
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Steps   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 737 280 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:54.2732N 5:17.4519W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SM 737 280
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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