Army testing site, Ragwen Point, Pendine

AddressUnnamed Road, Carmarthen SA33 4PB, UK
Location typeHeadquarters Site
AccessPublic Access
Site Ownership and Access InformationThe site is now owned by the National Trust and is publicly accessible.
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The remains of a concrete wall used during trials on the 10th May 1944 to develop methods to breach sea wall in preparation for the invasion of Normandy.

The trials included a Churchill Goat Mk III placing a 1600 ib charge which created a breach in the wall 18 foot wide and a staggered charge of 1764 ib placed by hand which created a breach ranging from 21 – 27 foot wide.

Latitude: 51.738581, Longitude: -4.571793

View on the D-Day On Your Doorstep map