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BEACHSCAPES
To slow down the erosion of the coastline through longshore drift, erosion and to prevent flooding to the reclaimed land behind, groynes have been put into place between Fairlight and Rye Harbour.
The constant action of the wind and sea results in a rapidly eroding and moving coastline. The rocks that crumble from the cliffs at Fairlight are slowly ground down to shingle and sand which is moved along the coast through a process known as longshore drift to end up at Dungeness.


COLIN BAILEY
ARTIST & PRINTMAKER
Beachscapes
Limited edition etchings
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TIME AND TIDE AGAIN - Winchelsea beach, East Sussex - Planks of splintered groynes  and rusty bolts
TIME AND TIDE AGAIN
Original limited edition etching Etching, printed from copper plate
TIME AND TIDE AGAIN
The rust encrusted head of a bolt holding groyne together on Winchelsea beach near Rye, East Sussex
Limited edition etching
Unframed £80
Etching: (9” x 6”) edition of 50
Unframed: £80
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