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 Jack Botham Aerial photograph 2125A. Victoria Esplanade car park, Empress Avenue and Alexandra Avenue. The former gun emplacement top left is now the Two Sugars cafe. The Searchlight cafe is just left of centre. 

There is no sign of the Royal Observer Corp Cold War post that was in the bottom right corner of the car park and opened July 1960, but the actual observation post is there on the ...
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Jack Botham Aerial photograph 2125A. Victoria Esplanade car park, Empress Avenue and Alexandra Avenue. The former gun emplacement top left is now the Two Sugars cafe. The Searchlight cafe is just left of centre.
There is no sign of the Royal Observer Corp Cold War post that was in the bottom right corner of the car park and opened July 1960, but the actual observation post is there on the beach, near the right hand end of the front row of beach huts.
Date: Before July 1960      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Botham Aerial Views
Image ID JBA_124
Category 1 Mersea-->Aerial views
Category 2 Mersea-->Beach


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.