TV5197 : Dragons Teeth, Cuckmere Haven

taken 9 years ago, near to Westdean, East Sussex, Great Britain

Dragons Teeth, Cuckmere Haven
Dragons Teeth, Cuckmere Haven
Cuckmere Haven (or the Cuckmere Estuary) is an area of flood plains where the River Cuckmere meets the English Channel between Eastbourne and Seaford.

Cuckmere Haven featured heavily in World War II. Pill boxes, anti-tank obstacles, ditches can still be seen. The site was used to confuse bombers into thinking they were over Newhaven, by placing night-lights and setting up a fake runway nearby. During the 16th, 17th & 18th centuries the beach was used by smugglers.

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TV5197, 353 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 January, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 21 February, 2009
Geographical Context
Defence, Military 
Primary Subject of Photo
Military Installation 
Category
Military installation (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 517 977 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.5929N 0:8.9696E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TV 517 977
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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