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Portreath lies on Cornwall's magnificent North-western coast, it occupies a picture-postcard valley setting of woods, streams and fine rural meadow-land, with its crowning glory being the beach lying beneath rugged cliffs topped with springy turf and heathers. More..

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Photo © Neil Willan (16th May 2010)
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"Dead Mans Locker"

Here is a look out which over looks Portreath harbour. It is known as dead mans locker because it was once used as a temporary mortuary when the sea would wash dead bodies onto the beach.

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Photographer: © Neil Willan (Gallery)(16th May 2010)
Description

Dead Mans Locker

Here is a look out which over looks Portreath harbour. It is known as dead mans locker because it was once used as a temporary mortuary when the sea would wash dead bodies onto the beach.
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Comment by JauntyJane(17th May 2010)

Very effective.

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Comment by Sue Bristo(17th May 2010)

Great capture Neil ... interesting history.

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Comment by cathyml(17th May 2010)

Great photo Neil, thank for information too

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Comment by poePremier Member! Click for more info..(17th May 2010)

Excellent photography, and thanks for the interesting info

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Comment by Ruth Gregory(19th May 2010)

Very unusual and quite lovely.

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Comment by Stephanie Jackson(20th May 2010)

Is it a painting or a photo Neil? It is very effective

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Comment by Neil Willan (Photo owner)(20th May 2010)

It is actually 3 photos combined using Photomatix to create a HDR photo. Thanks to everyone for there kind comments, greatly appreciated.

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