Sea-shore Alluvion—Langley Point

  title={Sea-shore Alluvion—Langley Point},
  author={Joy B. Redman},
THIS spit of shingle, thrown up under the lee of Beachy Head and to the eastward of Eastbourne, is formed, like Dungeness, to windward of what was anciently a large tidal estuary forming Pemsey or Pevensey Haven. At the Roman period the mound on which stand the ruins of the castle, was washed by the sea. The windward supply of shingle forming this ness came from the beach at Brighthelmstone, a fortified town below the cliff, in Elizabeth's reign, on the site of the chain pier, gradually… CONTINUE READING

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