Our Local Beaches are steeped in history.
Below we have some enlightening old maps produced in 1765 and 1886 showing the coastline and with some beach names slightly different from today.
Extract from Benjamin Donn Wall map of Devonshire & Exeter - 1765
Map references below comes from The National Library of Scotland and is the world's leading centre for the study of Scotland and the Scots. They are a major European research library, with collections of world-class importance.
Reproduced by permission of the National Library of Scotland