SM9240 : Last invasion of Britain - Carregwastad Point

taken 12 years ago, near to Llanwnda, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

Last invasion of Britain - Carregwastad Point
Last invasion of Britain - Carregwastad Point
The inscription on the stone reads:
1897 CARREG GOFFA GLANIAD Y FFRANCOD CHWEFROR 22 1797
MEMORIAL STONE OF THE LANDING OF THE FRENCH FEBRUARY 22 1797
The story of this invasion can be read from information boards in Goodwick. It failed; the French troops discovered a cache of liquor saved from a shipwreck and were easily overcome by local men and women.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 September, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 17 September, 2005
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Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 926 405 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:1.4425N 5:1.4628W
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