SM8834 : Tregwynt: place of the winds

taken 11 years ago, near to Granston, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

Tregwynt: place of the winds
Tregwynt: place of the winds
This view of Tregwynt mansion shows its exposed position on the coast above Abermawr. There was a long-standing legend about buried treasure in the grounds here. In 1996 the lawn outside the ballroom, with its five tall windows seen here, was lifted to create a tennis court. Local metal detectorist, Roy Lewis, asked permission to investigate before the work proceeded. He discovered Wales' largest hoard of coins, 33 gold and 467 silver, covering a whole range of denominations, and including coins bearing the heads of every monarch from Edward VI (1547-53) right through to Charles I (1649). It is thought they were buried by the resident family during the Civil War of 1648. The hoard is on permanent display at the Museum of Wales in Cardiff.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 January, 2007
Category
Mansion   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 8898 3460 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:58.1825N 5:4.4057W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 8914 3462
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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