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Carreg Goffa, Carregwastad Point;carreg Wastad

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NPRN309039
Map ReferenceSM94SW
Grid ReferenceSM9262540435
Unitary (Local) AuthorityPembrokeshire
Old CountyPembrokeshire
CommunityPencaer
Type Of SiteCOMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT
PeriodPost Medieval
Description
Carreg Goffa is a memorial stone erected in 1897 to commemorate the defeat of the last attempted invasion of Britain in 1797 (nprn 308824). The stone stands on a low rubble stone setting, about 2m in diameter and 0.4m high, on a summit overlooking Carregwastad Point. The stone itself is about 1.65m high, 1.1m wide and 0.8m deep; on its south face is inscribed: "1897 / CARREG GOFFA / GLANIAD Y FFRANCOD / CHWEFROR 22. 1797 / MEMORIAL STONE / OF THE / LANDING OF THE FRENCH / FEBRUARY 22. 1797" At the foot on the left hand side are the initials "H.G." B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 05 April 2012.