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Appendix III. Max Faulkner memorial plaque, ex Metropole Lawn, West Parade

Max Faulkner was an English professional golfer who was born in Bexhill on 29th July 1916. He won the Open Championship in 1951 and a total of 18 tournaments in UK and Europe during his career. On five occasions he played … Continue reading

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(33) Orientation marker, West Parade

This rough-hewn sandstone shaft and slab onto which is set a square-shaped bronze plate can be found on West Parade promenade close to the Clock Tower. The plate has a date of 1911 in the segment created by lines to … Continue reading

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(32) Clock Tower, West Parade

Built on land that was given to the council by local builder, Mr John Webb, the clock was designed by Robert Hembrow and constructed by local builders Benjamin Gaston and F Ransome. The 8.4 metres high clock tower has a … Continue reading

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(31) Walking the Way to Health plaques, West Parade

In 2004 a local initiative “Walking the Way to Health” was launched to try and improve people’s health by encouraging them to regularly walk a specific distance along the promenade. In 2011 the route of this 1.18 km walk was … Continue reading

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(30) Frapping-Anchor point, West Parade

Set in the ground between the back of the first wooden shelter beyond the Metropole Lawn and West Parade road (opposite 5-12 Alderton Court) can be found a most unusual memorial. Just visible through the thick glass plate is a … Continue reading

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