SX6740 : Hope Cove Harbour

taken 7 years ago, near to Outer Hope, Devon, Great Britain

Hope Cove Harbour
Hope Cove Harbour
Old records show that in the 18th century there were a considerable number of boats launched from the beach, with larger vessels taking shelter in the bay. Some of these fishermen would have had a welcome additional income from smuggling which continued on a regular basis until the end of the 19th century.

Hope Cove consists of the two villages, Inner and Outer Hope (Old English for a small enclosed valley). Originally a small fishing and crabbing village, Inner Hope remains much as it was centuries ago.

Hope Cove Commissioners are responsible for supervision of harbour and beach launching and safety, as well as maintenance of the sea wall and slipway.
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SX6740, 67 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 21 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 20 August, 2011
Category
Harbour   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 6753 4006 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:14.7387N 3:51.5547W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 6755 4008
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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