SM9637 : Fishguard Old Fort

taken 2 years ago, near to Fishguard/Abergwaun, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

Fishguard Old Fort
Fishguard Old Fort
The Napoleonic Old Fort at Fishguard was built between 1779 and 1781 after the town was bombarded by the privateer Black Prince. It was armed with eight nine-pounder guns which were fired to warn off approaching French ships during the attempted French invasion of 1797. This failed to stop the French and it was Jemima Nicholas, hailed as a heroine, who rounded up some of the invaders. Spectacularly sited, overlooking Goodwick Harbour, the Old Fort is on the route of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path.
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Date Taken
Friday, 11 September, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 24 September, 2015
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts 
Place (from Tags)
Fishguard 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
Pembrokeshire Coast Path 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 9621 3780 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:0.0683N 4:58.2139W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 9622 3779
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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