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Ashurst Beacon.
Photo: Ron Hunt
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Item #: 957
Ashurst Beacon.

Comment by: Dennis Dickinson on 30th April 2009 at 07:48

Ashhurst Beacon was erected a century ago, when a French invasion was regarded as imminent. Watchers were stationed day and night to be ready to light the beacon fire, and thus give notice of the enemy's landing.

Comment by: louise on 22nd June 2009 at 09:27

are there any inscriptions on the monument "silent heroes"?????

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