View looking north of part of Victoria Esplanade, West Mersea. Two Sugars Cafe - Gun No.1 emplacement to the west of it appears to have been recently demolished. Willoughby Car Park behind.

Further east by the road in an area that is now a childrens playground, is the hexagonal base of a former pillbox [ Colchester Heritage Explorer MCC7252 ].

Former WW2 searchlight emplacement is lower ...
Cat1 Mersea-->Aerial views Cat2 Mersea-->Beach

View looking north of part of Victoria Esplanade, West Mersea. Two Sugars Cafe - Gun No.1 emplacement to the west of it appears to have been recently demolished. Willoughby Car Park behind.
Further east by the road in an area that is now a childrens playground, is the hexagonal base of a former pillbox [ Colchester Heritage Explorer MCC7252 ].
Former WW2 searchlight emplacement is lower right.

Aerial view from Terence Smith.
Date: c1981      


Photo: Mersea Museum - David Cooper Collection
Image ID DC3_011
Category 1 Mersea-->Aerial views
Category 2 Mersea-->Beach


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.