The Origin of the Name

placeholder gif64 Torquay, Anstis Cove, from the Downs

An Anstey was originally a track that was just wide enough for one man with a laden donkey. So this cove must have been accessible by this means only.

Written by Ken Rowe

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Technical Information (Metadata)
Technical Information (Metadata)
Title Value
Written by Ken Rowe
Organisation PPS
Identifier ref 1014
Creator   Bedford, Francis  
Date   1870  
Coverage   Devon. Torquay  
Source   Torre Abbey  
Subject   Maritime. Torquay. Landscape.  
Type   Image  
Publisher   Torre Abbey  
Rights   Torre Abbey Museum  
Keywords rock minerals beach coast bay amenity