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CARREG GOFFA, CARREGWASTAD POINT;CARREG WASTAD

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NPRN 309039

Map Reference SM94SW

Grid Reference SM9262540435

Unitary (Local) Authority Pembrokeshire

Old County Pembrokeshire

Community Pencaer

Type of Site COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT

Broad Class COMMEMORATIVE

Period 19th Century, Post Medieval

Site 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.

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