A Sacred Fake: the Mystery of the Minnis Rock

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LOCATION: Hastings, East Sussex WORDS: Gareth E. Rees East Hill, a promontory of the South Downs: rolling green contours on a plateaux of sandstone high above Hastings. A funicular railway lift rattles up its seaward face. To its east, cliffs

The Mystery of the Black Arches: an 18th Century Sussex Hoax

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LOCATION: Hastings, East Sussex WORDS: Gareth E. Rees East Hill is a high promontory overlooking Hastings Old Town. From the top you can gaze out to sea across a jumble of lichen-speckled roofs and mediaeval Churches. Look up from the Old Town in summer