Southbourne Pier 1888
Southbourne pier and beach villas 1898.  Note damage to esplanade
Southbourne Pier from west 1898, note steps (and see main page) and also damaged concrete blocks on left
Southbourne pier from east 1898. Note complete disappearance of esplanade
Southbourne villas still standing 1900 though I doubt they were still occupied
The pier was finally demolished in 1907
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Note houses appearing to the east despite evidence of crumbling cliffs still on the beach