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There was little development behind Preston Sands until the railway embankment was built between 1858 and 1859 although Redcliffe Tower had been completed in 1856 at its south end.

The sea wall dates from 1876/7 when it was built by the Singer Trustees.


© copyright John Pike

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Title Value
Identifier ref 1438
Coverage Devon. Paignton
Creator Pike, John
Format html file
Publisher Torbay Library Services
Rights John Pike
Source Torbay Library Services
Subject Maritime. Paignton. Facility. Leisure
Type Text
Keywords preston sands singer railway road transport war training