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Appendix II. Alf Evans bust ex De La Warr Parade

The present-day BUPA Grosvenor Park nursing and residential home was originally opened in October 1958 by the then Lord Mayor of London, Sir Denis Truscott, a leading figure in the printing industry, as a convalescent home of the National Union … Continue reading

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(07) 1902 motor racing finishing stone, De La Warr Parade

On the grass lawn just west of one of the Grade II listed Victorian shelters near the Sackville Apartments is a rough-hewn red granite boulder marking the finishing line of the first international motor race meeting.  The commemorative plaque reads: … Continue reading

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(06) Serpollet sculpture, De La Warr Parade

On the promenade, opposite the Sackville Apartments, can be seen a skeletal tubular steel structure resembling the winning car of the 1902 motor races held in the town. The commemorative plaque reads: 1902 – Bexhill-on-Sea – 2002. The birthplace of … Continue reading

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