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Eastbourne
By John Surtees

Eastbourne

A History

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Eastbourne by John Surtees

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Eastbourne started as a fishing hamlet enlivened by the occasional bit of smuggling. The fashion for drinking seawater and sea-bathing was the principal catalyst for change, with the additional ingredients of the beauty of Beachy Head, the seal of a royal visit in 1780, the coming of the railway and the vision and support of the 7th Duke of Devonshire. The area was owned by just two families, and between them they regulated development to ensure that Eastbourne attracted the affluent whereby it became 'the Empress of Watering Places'. An entertaining and well illustrated account of the town's entire past.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781860772269
ISBN-10: 1860772269
Format: Paperback
(276mm x 219mm x 20mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Phillimore & Co Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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The sunniest place in Great Britain due to its sheltered location, modern Eastbourne emerged as a popular seaside resort in the early 19th century. Including some of Eastbourne's best-loved landmarks such as the Pier, Wish Tower and Beachy Head, this book takes you on a nostalgic journey from past to present.

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