SZ1992 : Friars Cliff Beach from Steamer Point

taken 11 years ago, near to Mudeford, Dorset, Great Britain

Friars Cliff Beach from Steamer Point
Friars Cliff Beach from Steamer Point
This view is looking west from the cliff top at Steamer Point. It gets its name from the old paddle steamer that was beached here in about 1830, and used as a site office for the construction of Highcliffe Castle. Afterwards, the boat became a beach house for about 60 years but fell into disuse and dereliction at the turn of the 20th century. It has now given its name to Steamer Point Nature Reserve, further up the cliffs to the east.
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SZ1992, 133 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 22 July, 2007
Category
Beach front   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 193 926 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:43.9941N 1:43.6054W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 195 927
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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