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Offline kyn

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All Hallows Coastguard Cottage
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2013, 09:23:03 »
Smugglers have always been a huge problem to police and as a result many Coastguard Cottages were constructed around the coast to catch smugglers bringing goods ashore.  At All Hallows the Coastguard Cottage can still be seen, although now a private residence with a bay window which gave a lovely clear view out to sea.  This building was also in use as a Port War Signal station until 1923.


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