East Hill Lift, Hastings, East Sussex, UK by Sue Martin

East Hill Lift, Hastings, East Sussex, UK

Hastings, one of the medieval Cinque Ports and Victorian seaside town on the East Sussex coast, gives its name to the infamous Battle of Hastings fought on a nearby field in 1066. This photograph is taken where the sandstone ridge of the High Weald Supports East Hill Lift, UK’s steepest funicular railway dating back to 1902, and the ancient wooden net huts (for the fishing fleet) stand tall on the shingle beach.