TV5197 : Coastguard Cottages, Cuckmere Haven

taken 4 years ago, near to Westdean, East Sussex, Great Britain

Coastguard Cottages, Cuckmere Haven
Coastguard Cottages, Cuckmere Haven
Built in the early 19th century to prevent smugglers using the isolated haven for their runs. To the right is old watch house and to the left are the former quarters for those stationed here. Today all bar one of the dwellings are used as holiday cottages. The cliffs surrounding the cottages have now had concrete defences built on the cliffs to protect them from erosion, images from a century ago show the cottages once had extensive back gardens. Viewed from the beach at low tide.
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TV5197, 348 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 5 October, 2013
Category
Cottages   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 5139 9764 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.5169N 0:8.7024E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 5153 9760
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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