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Gyles' Quaywas named after Ross Gyles who build a wood structure there in 1780. It was later rebuilt in stone in 1824 and survives to this day.
The long isolated beach with accessible hinterland made it very attractive to smugglers who used the beach for importing wine and tobacco. In 1823 the authorities constructed a coastguard watch station to limit the illegal imports

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  • Copyright: Dee Mull (DeeMull) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 17] (112)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Black & White
  • Date Taken: 2011-04-28
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Exposure: f/5.6, 1/350 seconds
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2011-06-05 13:14
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