SY9675 : Old coastguard cottages at St Aldhelm's Head, Isle of Purbeck

taken 12 years ago, near to Worth Matravers, Dorset, Great Britain

Old coastguard cottages at St Aldhelm's Head, Isle of Purbeck
Old coastguard cottages at St Aldhelm's Head, Isle of Purbeck
Looking north at the cottages from the coastal footpath. They were built in 1834 to house the coastguards and their families. There is still a lookout station at the headland, but it is staffed by volunteers rather than HM Coastguard.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 16 July, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 16 July, 2005
Category
Cottages   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 960 756 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:34.8398N 2:3.4459W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 959 757
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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