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Compton Bay, Isle of Wight

Historical Description

Compton Bay, an encurvature, 2 miles long, on the SW coast of the Isle of Wight, under Af ton Down, 3¼ miles WNW of Brixton. Interesting cliffs line its shores, and are cut by Compton Chine and Compton Grange Chine.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


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