The Village of Beer: East Devon

Napoleonic Wars

Two thirty-pounders were sited on Gun Cliff. and another ten guns were placed at Beer Head with a hut for the men that worked them. One night part of the cliff at Beer Head fell away taking the ten guns and hut with it. Fortunately nobody was on duty at the time.

In February 1918 a seaplane was stranded on the beach.

In March 1918, a French ship was torpedoed in the bay and 15 survivors landed on Beer beach.

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Beer Beach
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Welcome To The Community
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Keeping You Updated
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