Pennawd [EPW000851] Hunstanton Pier and Station, Hunstanton, 1920: Cyfeirnod: EPW000851: Dyddiad: May-1920: Dolen: Enw lle: HUNSTANTON: Plwyf: HUNSTANTON: Ardal: Gwlad The Deaf Havana album Fools and Worthless Liars featured a track called "Hunstanton Pier", a nostalgic recollection of the town where James Veck-Gilodi, its lead singer, grew up. Any requests for copyright clearance for use of the material should be directed to the East Anglian Film Archive in the first instance. The building was too badly damaged for the cause to be determined. Hunstanton has a fairground, aquarium and seal sanctuary, leisure pool, theatre, large caravan parks with amenities (Searle's Holiday Park opened in 1936), some amusement arcades, and a long promenade. On the night of January 11, 1978, Hunstanton Pier was washed away. Also included in the original programme was an item made by Ted Chamberlain in Leiston regarding the proposed closure of the Leiston to Aldeburgh branch line. Between the world wars, P. G. Wodehouse often visited his friend Charles Le Strange at Hunstanton Hall. Hunstanton lies 102 miles (164 km) north-north-east of London and 40 miles (64 km) north-west of Norwich. He brought a group of like-minded investors into the construction of a railway line from King's Lynn. The original settlement, now known as Old Hunstanton, probably gained its name from the River Hun, which runs to the coast just to the east of it. The countryside surrounding Hunstanton is hillier than most of Norfolk and sparsely populated, the only nearby large settlement being King's Lynn, 12 miles (19 km) to the south. The quiet character of the village remains distinct from its busy sibling and complements it with clifftop walks past a redundant lighthouse and the ruins of St Edmund's Chapel, built in 1272. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, Daily Sketch Topical Budget: Transport Scenes, Gaumont Mirror: A Railway That is a Real Joke, Conduct or promote any illegal activities. In 1846, Henry Styleman Le Strange (1815–1862),[8] decided to develop the area south of Old Hunstanton as a bathing resort. The Website may contain some personal data such as names of film-makers, some film participants etc. In our latest article, we take you from the birth of the resort, through to the modern day, celebrating the History of the Seaside in Hunstanton. The formation, existence, construction, performance, validity and all other aspects of these terms and conditions whatsoever. The elegant resort of Hunstanton is the ideal base to enjoy Norfolk’s superb coastline. The copyright in the original film materials and the digital reproductions of all still and moving images herein and their arrangements in many cases may be owned by a number of parties. Retrieved 27 January 2019. We have taken all reasonable care to ensure that we operate within the provisions of data protection legislation. keep up with the latest news and offers from Searles Leisure Resort. Boston Stump is visible on clear days. Hunstanton is a 19th-century resort town, initially known as New Hunstanton to distinguish it from the adjacent village from which it took its name. Before long it was apparent that the sea defences in parts of the Hunstanton seafront had been breached, particularly at the Sea Life Sanctuary and underneath the pier.