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Hello –¬† after the great success of Bude at War I was trying to find out more about the Jeep that was uncovered on Crooklets beach around 25 years ago after a storm.¬†Apparently, when the sand was drawn back the Jeep was uncovered; did anyone get any photos of it or any numbers off it? Any help would be greatly appreciated. There is a...

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Crooklets 1920
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Crooklets 1920

Jul 14, 2014 by

A picture from the 1920’s, with very little development at Crooklets, although the sea wall – on which, until this winter’s storms, there were beach huts – is there...

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Crooklets Inn 1960’s
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Previously the Atlantic Hotel and then the Marine Hotel, this was the Crooklets Inn in the late 1960’s. Probably, at this time, mein host was Charlie Piedot, who suffered the frequent depredations of the Surf Club (myself amongst...

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Crooklets 1950’s
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One of the most frequent views of Crooklets seen on on-line auction sites, this is a picture from the 1950’s or 1960’s. In the background, the old cinema and the Headland Pavilion still dominate the top of Summerleaze Downs and the beach huts are still the old wooden...

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