TV5297 : Looking towards Cuckmere Haven

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

Looking towards Cuckmere Haven
Looking towards 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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Date Taken
Thursday, 29 April, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 18 June, 2010
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 523 974 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.4108N 0:9.4802E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TV 523 974
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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