Picton Monument

History & Heritage See & Do


Picton Monument is a memorial to Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Picton GCB (1758 – 1815), a Welsh officer of the British Army, fought in a number of campaigns for Britain in the Napoleonic Wars.

At 25m high in tooled grey limestone on panelled pedestal, inscribed in raised capital letters: ‘Picton born August 24 1758 Fell at Waterloo June 18 1815’ on 2 sides and the names of his battles on the other 2 sides: Busaco, Badajos, Vittoria, Orthes, Toulouse, and Waterloo.


Picton Monument 7 day weather forecast, weather in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Expect a temp in the range 3.4℃ to 5.9℃ with wind speed 7.3 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Dec 10
Expect a temp in the range 4.5℃ to 5.5℃ with wind speed 7.8 m/sec (NW)
Saturday, Dec 11
Expect a temp in the range 4.6℃ to 6℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Dec 12
Expect a temp in the range 11.9℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Dec 13
Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 11.6℃ with wind speed 8.4 m/sec (SSW)
Tuesday, Dec 14
Expect a temp in the range 10.2℃ to 11.4℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Dec 15
Expect a temp in the range 9.9℃ to 10℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (SW)

Carmarthen weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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