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Fishguard 10

Fishguard 10

Draughtsman: [Budgen, Thomas]

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1814

Shelfmark: OSD 184

Item number: 10

Length: 35

Width: 27

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 2 '' : 1 Mile (1 : 31680)

This plan shows North Pembrokeshire and the Fishguard Bay, with Llanllowar Mountain and other peaks of the Preseli Mountains near the right margin of the sheet. Fishguard was the scene of the last invasion of Britain. In 1797, French warships were fired on by the cannons of Fishguard Fort, indicated in red just outside the town.

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