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Cockwood Wreck

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Built in 1916, the 513 ton South Coaster came to rest in this location in December 1943 during a severe winter storm. At the time, she had been chartered by the Admiralty to carry coal to Exmouth.

She is highly visible from the main railway line running down to the West Country, but difficult to access at all but the lowest of tides.

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A: Cockwood Wreck Interior

Фотограф: Tom Hurley, На расстоянии 10 метров отсюда

Built in 1916, the 513 ton South Coaster came to rest in this location in December 1943 during a seve...

Cockwood Wreck Interior

B: Cockwood Wreck And Photographer

Фотограф: Tom Hurley, На расстоянии 20 метров отсюда

This pano is included for no other reason other than to show how I get to take some of my images. Sim...

Cockwood Wreck And Photographer

C: Bull Hill Bank

Фотограф: Tom Hurley, На расстоянии 460 метров отсюда

Bull Hill bank is only really visible half of the time but is a defining feature of any navigation of...

Bull Hill Bank

D: Woodside Cottage

Фотограф: Peter Stephens, На расстоянии 990 метров отсюда

Woodside Cottage, one of Cofton Holidays self catering Holiday Cottages.

Woodside Cottage

E: Eastdon House Living Room

Фотограф: Peter Stephens, На расстоянии 1.2 км отсюда

The Eastdon House has five luxury apartments set in the Devon countryside, Eastdon covers fifty acres...

Eastdon House Living Room

F: Exmouth Cockle Sands

Фотограф: Tom Hurley, На расстоянии 1.2 км отсюда

Exmouth's Cockle Sands are perfect for dog walking and kite flying when the tide is out, and windsurf...

Exmouth Cockle Sands

G: Eastdon House - Cofton Holidays

Фотограф: Peter Stephens, На расстоянии 1.2 км отсюда

The Eastdon House has five luxury apartments set in the Devon countryside, Eastdon covers fifty acres...

Eastdon House - Cofton Holidays

H: Fishing Lakes at Cofton Holidays

Фотограф: Peter Stephens, На расстоянии 1.2 км отсюда

Coarse Fishing Holidays are Cofton Holiday's speciality.  Angling is becoming one of Britain's bigges...

Fishing Lakes at Cofton Holidays

I: Yacht on Exmouth Cockle Sands

Фотограф: Tom Hurley, На расстоянии 1.2 км отсюда

The Cockle Sands extend over a huge area though are only exposed at low tides. This provides an excel...

Yacht on Exmouth Cockle Sands

J: Cofton Holidays Swimming Pool

Фотограф: Peter Stephens, На расстоянии 1.3 км отсюда

View of the swimming pool at Cofton Holidays

Cofton Holidays Swimming Pool

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