SM9240 : On Carregwastad Point

taken 10 years ago, near to Llanwnda, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

On Carregwastad Point
On Carregwastad Point
The memorial marks the invasion on 22 February 1797 by a small French force. It is difficult to work out what they hoped to achieve, landing in such a remote spot, though they no doubt assumed that it would take some time for a defending army to be sent there. However they appear to have been a somewhat ill-disciplined bunch, for it is said that they got drunk and surrendered to the local population two days later!
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Date Taken
Saturday, 20 September, 2008   (more nearby)
Sunday, 28 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 926 404 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:1.3887N 5:1.4592W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 926 404
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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