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 Looking across St. Peter's Meadow to the beach and fisherman's hard, from Coast Road. Hove Creek comes in bottom right. There is a line of barbed wire just inland from the beach and at least one sand bag emplacement on the beach.

The photograph was taken from Galiots ( now 76 ) Coast Road - Colonel Buckle lived there at the time. Betty and Granville Chambers (a keen photographer) lived at ...
Cat1 Mersea-->Creeks, fleets, channels, saltings Cat2 Mersea-->Beach Cat3 War-->World War 2

Looking across St. Peter's Meadow to the beach and fisherman's hard, from Coast Road. Hove Creek comes in bottom right. There is a line of barbed wire just inland from the beach and at least one sand bag emplacement on the beach.
The photograph was taken from Galiots ( now 76 ) Coast Road - Colonel Buckle lived there at the time. Betty and Granville Chambers (a keen photographer) lived at number 68. Granville also took photographs of the bomb damage in The Square, but the present location of the photographs is not known. [RG]
Date: c1943      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Betty Chambers Collection
Image ID MMC_P452
Category 1 Mersea-->Creeks, fleets, channels, saltings
Category 2 Mersea-->Beach
Category 3 War-->World War 2


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.