TV5297 : Haven Brow

taken 6 years ago, 3 km from Westdean, East Sussex, Great Britain

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Cuckmere Haven :: TV5197

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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Seven Sisters

Forming part of the South Downs on the South Coast, the Seven Sisters are a stunning series of white chalk cliffs between Cuckmere Haven and Birling Gap. They are the remnants of dry valleys in the chalk downs, which are gradually being eroded by the sea... Read more at Wikipedia LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Friday, 3 July, 2015   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 8 December, 2015
Geographical Context
Coastal  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 5235 9733 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.3347N 0:9.5108E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 5188 9762
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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