SM9801 : The Wogan, Pembroke castle

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

The Wogan, Pembroke castle
The Wogan, Pembroke castle
A huge natural cavern beneath the castle: it was probably used prehistorically and by the Romans, before the Normans partially walled up the opening and added a stone staircase which leads into the castle above. The opening, right, is directly on to the river bank so it is thought that that area could have been used as a boat shed or to receive supplies delivered by water. The word 'wogan' is likely to derive from the Welsh 'ogof', cave.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 8 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 30 March, 2009
Category
Caves   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 982 016 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:40.6200N 4:55.2102W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SM 982 016
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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