The magnificent frontage of what is now the Burlington Hotel. The right wing became the Claremont Hotel, which was destroyed by fire in 2019.
The magnificent frontage of what is now the Burlington Hotel. The right wing became the Claremont Hotel, which was destroyed by fire in 2019.

Eastbourne and its seafront, once known as the Empress of Watering Places, in pictures

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By Julia Northcott
Wednesday, 29th June 2022, 11:33 am
Updated Wednesday, 29th June 2022, 11:40 am

Eastbourne in its youth was known as the Empress of Watering Places – and these photographs from the late Victorian/early Edwardian era give us a glimpse of those days long gone by. Grenville Godfrey provided us with these photos in 2014.

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