Eastbourne

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Eastbourne is a town, seaside resort and borough in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex on the south coast of England, 19 mi east of Brighton.wikipedia
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Beachy Head

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Eastbourne is immediately to the east of Beachy Head, the highest chalk sea cliff in Great Britain and part of the larger Eastbourne Downland Estate.
It is situated close to Eastbourne, immediately east of the Seven Sisters.

Eastbourne Redoubt

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With a seafront consisting largely of Victorian hotels, a pier and a Napoleonic era fort and military museum, Eastbourne was developed at the direction of the Duke of Devonshire from 1859 from four separate hamlets.
Eastbourne Redoubt is a circular coastal defence fort at Eastbourne, East Sussex, on the south coast of England.

Eastbourne Pier

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With a seafront consisting largely of Victorian hotels, a pier and a Napoleonic era fort and military museum, Eastbourne was developed at the direction of the Duke of Devonshire from 1859 from four separate hamlets.
Eastbourne Pier is a seaside pleasure pier in Eastbourne, East Sussex, on the south coast of England.

East Sussex

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Eastbourne is a town, seaside resort and borough in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex on the south coast of England, 19 mi east of Brighton.
In East Sussex there were also three self-administered county boroughs: Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings.

Compton Place

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This manor house is currently owned by the Duke of Devonshire and was extensively remodelled in the early Georgian era when it was renamed Compton Place.
Compton Place is a mansion house in the parish of Eastbourne, East Sussex, England.

London, Brighton and South Coast Railway

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An early plan, for a town named Burlington, was abandoned, but on 14 May 1849 the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway arrived to scenes of great jubilation.
The LB&SCR had the most direct routes from London to the south coast seaside resorts of Brighton, Eastbourne, Worthing, Littlehampton and Bognor Regis, and to the ports of Newhaven and Shoreham-by-Sea.

Davies-Gilbert

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By the mid-19th century most of the area had fallen into the hands of two landowners: John Davies Gilbert (the Davies-Gilbert family still own much of the land in Eastbourne and East Dean) and William Cavendish, Earl of Burlington.
The Davies-Gilbert family developed the towns of Eastbourne and East Dean in Sussex in the 19th century.

Death of Edith Alice Morrell

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In the summer of 1956, the town came to national and worldwide attention, when Dr John Bodkin Adams, a general practitioner serving the town's wealthier patients, was arrested for the murder of an elderly widow.
Edith Alice Morrell (20 June 1869 – 13 November 1950), was a resident of Eastbourne and patient of Dr John Bodkin Adams.

Pevensey

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Fourteen Martello Towers were constructed along the western shore of Pevensey Bay, continuing as far as Tower 73, the Wish Tower at Eastbourne. Eastbourne's greater area comprises the town of Polegate, and the civil parishes of Willingdon and Jevington, Stone Cross, Pevensey, Westham and Pevensey Bay village.
The main village is located 5 miles north-east of Eastbourne, one mile (1.6 km) inland from Pevensey Bay.

Hampden Park, Eastbourne

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After the war, development continued, including the growth of Old Town up the hillside (Green Street Farm Estate) and the housing estates of Hampden Park, Willingdon Trees and Langney.
Newly refurbished shops and an active In Bloom Group add to the village like feel to Hampden Park.Hampden Park is a suburb of Eastbourne.

Sovereign Harbour

This area, now known as Sovereign Harbour, containing a marina, shops and several thousand houses, along with luxury flats, was formerly home to many rare plants.
Sovereign Harbour is a development of the beachland in the seaside resort of Eastbourne, to the east of the town centre.

Langney

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After the war, development continued, including the growth of Old Town up the hillside (Green Street Farm Estate) and the housing estates of Hampden Park, Willingdon Trees and Langney.
Langney is a distinct part of Eastbourne, East Sussex and is on the eastern side of the popular seaside resort.

John Bodkin Adams

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In the summer of 1956, the town came to national and worldwide attention, when Dr John Bodkin Adams, a general practitioner serving the town's wealthier patients, was arrested for the murder of an elderly widow.
On Short's advice, Adams applied for a job as a general practitioner in a Christian practice in Eastbourne, Sussex.

Polegate

Eastbourne's greater area comprises the town of Polegate, and the civil parishes of Willingdon and Jevington, Stone Cross, Pevensey, Westham and Pevensey Bay village.
It is located five miles (8 km) north of the seaside resort of Eastbourne and is part of the greater area of that town.

Meads

Meads is an area of the town of Eastbourne in the English county of East Sussex.

Congress Theatre (Eastbourne)

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In 2009, the new Towner Gallery was opened, abutting the listed Congress Theatre built in 1963.
The Congress Theatre is a Grade II* listed, purpose built, modern theatre and conference venue with a seating capacity of 1,689, located in the town of Eastbourne, in the coastal region of East Sussex.

Operation Sea Lion

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Part of Operation Sea Lion, the German invasion plan, envisaged landings at Eastbourne.
The definitive order of battle adopted on 30 August 1940 envisaged a first wave of nine divisions from the 9th and 16th armies landing along four stretches of beach — two infantry divisions on beach 'B' between Folkestone and New Romney supported by a special forces company of the Brandenburg Regiment, two infantry divisions on beach 'C' between Rye and Hastings supported by three battalions of submersible/floating tanks, two infantry divisions on beach 'D' between Bexhill and Eastbourne supported by one battalion of submersible/floating tanks and a second company of the Brandenburg Regiment, and three infantry divisions on beach 'E' between Beachy Head and Brighton.

Holywell, Eastbourne

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The former fishing hamlet of Holywell (local pronunciation 'holly well') was situated by the cliff on a ledge some 400 yards to the southwest of the public garden known as the Holywell Retreat.
Holywell (traditional local pronunciation "holly well") is a part of Meads, a district of Eastbourne in the county of East Sussex, UK.

Belle Tout Lighthouse

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Several nature trails lead across the Downs to areas such as the nearby villages of East Dean and Birling Gap, and landmarks like the Seven Sisters, Belle Tout Lighthouse and Beachy Head.
The Belle Tout Lighthouse (also spelled Belle Toute) is a decommissioned lighthouse and British landmark located at Beachy Head, East Sussex close to the town of Eastbourne.

East Dean and Friston

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By the mid-19th century most of the area had fallen into the hands of two landowners: John Davies Gilbert (the Davies-Gilbert family still own much of the land in Eastbourne and East Dean) and William Cavendish, Earl of Burlington. Several nature trails lead across the Downs to areas such as the nearby villages of East Dean and Birling Gap, and landmarks like the Seven Sisters, Belle Tout Lighthouse and Beachy Head.
East Dean and Friston is a civil parish in the Wealden District of East Sussex, England.The two villages in the parish are in a dry valley on the South Downs – between Eastbourne three miles (4.8 km) to the east and Seaford an equal distance to the west.

John Davies Gilbert

By the mid-19th century most of the area had fallen into the hands of two landowners: John Davies Gilbert (the Davies-Gilbert family still own much of the land in Eastbourne and East Dean) and William Cavendish, Earl of Burlington.
John Davies Gilbert and his son, Carew Davies Gilbert played a major role, as landowners, in the development of the town of Eastbourne and also developed Trelissick Garden in Feock, Cornwall.

Willingdon Down

A part of the South Downs, Willingdon Down is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Willingdon Down is a 67.5 ha biological Site of Special Scientific Interest west of Willingdon, a suburb of Eastbourne in East Sussex.

Eastbourne (UK Parliament constituency)

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The Parliament Constituency of Eastbourne has always covered a greater area than the borough's nine wards, but due to population growth in the town, it has lost territory over time.
It was created as one of nine in Sussex in 1885, since when the seat has reduced in geographic size reflecting the growth of its main settlement, Eastbourne.

Willingdon and Jevington

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Eastbourne's greater area comprises the town of Polegate, and the civil parishes of Willingdon and Jevington, Stone Cross, Pevensey, Westham and Pevensey Bay village.
Willingdon is part of the built-up area which is Eastbourne, and lies on the main A22 road, whilst Jevington is on a minor road leading to Friston.

Towner Gallery

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In 2009, the new Towner Gallery was opened, abutting the listed Congress Theatre built in 1963.
Towner Art Gallery is located in Eastbourne, East Sussex, on the south coast of England.