TV5197 : Cuckmere Haven

taken 7 years ago, near to Westdean, East Sussex, Great Britain

Cuckmere Haven
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, 348 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 29 April, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 18 June, 2010
Category
River mouth   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 516 976 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.5234N 0:8.9324E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 522 980
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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