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Huer's watch-house

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It is possible that the quaint coastguard lookout and daymark, familiar to everyone on top of the cliff at Portreath, was originally the Huer’s watch-house as it was built before 1814. The“ Huer “ was the person who immediately gave the alarm to the people in the harbour below by crying “Hevva !”, whenever a school of fish had been sighted. His watch-house or Huer’s house was situated somewhere above the harbour.

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Taken with NIKON COOLPIX P610

  • 98.5 mm
  • 10/5000
  • f f/8.0
  • ISO 100
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