TV5497 : Crowlink

taken 13 years ago, near to Friston, East Sussex, Great Britain

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Small hamlet grouped around a manor house. Crowlink has two claims to fame, firstly Edith Nesbitt of Railway Children fame lived here for a while and secondly, during the heyday of smugglers the manor's extensive cellars hid high quality Gin that came to be known as 'Genuine Crowlink'. During the 18th century it was possible to reach the beach at Crowlink gap and became a landing place for smugglers. The track from Crowlink Gap led to Friston then across the Downs towards the Wealden villages where the major gangs were located. This view looks north east from the southern edge of the hamlet.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 4 March, 2006   (more nearby)
Saturday, 4 March, 2006
Hamlet   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 544 975 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.3939N 0:11.2575E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 543 974
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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