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    HEAVY SEAS IN MOUNT'S BAY 14 April 1922

    A very heavy gale sprang from the south on Good Friday 14th April 1922, and heavy seas experienced in Mount's Bay. Penzance suffered in this respect more than it has done for a considerable time past. The scene on the Promenade, from a spectacular point of view, was magnificent. The wind...
  2. Storm Sennen Cove Cornwall 2014

    Storm Sennen Cove Cornwall 2014

    Sennen 2014
  3. Wave hits Mousehole Quay in December, 1983

    Wave hits Mousehole Quay in December, 1983

    This photo may be seen in the Ship Inn where I snapped it in January this year (2011). It's some wave but the quay is still intact more than 27 years later!
  4. Wave watching on the Prom

    Wave watching on the Prom

    A joyous thing; to watch the spray on a stormy day in Spring. 9/4/09
  5. Large waves batter the prom

    Large waves batter the prom

    An unexpected treat today! 9/4/09
  6. Wave watching on the prom

    Wave watching on the prom

    Make sure you get a safe spot to take your photos! 9/4/09
  7. White Out

    White Out

    The Prom is obscured by a wave. 9 April 2009
  8. Pebble Dashed Pathway

    Pebble Dashed Pathway

    Huge waves overnight have left pebbles and stones covering the path between Newlyn and Penzance. 10 February 2009
  9. Penzance Promenade

    Penzance Promenade

    Casino, Penzance Promenade after Ash Wednesday storm 7th March 1962 - copyright S.Row picture uploaded by Simon Row1
  10. Penzance Promenade

    Penzance Promenade

    Casino, Penzance Promenade after Ash Wednesday storm 7th March 1962 picture uploaded by Simon Row1
  11. A stormy day in July

    A stormy day in July

    Unseasonable weather lashes the front at Tolcarne by Newlyn Green
  12. Looking across the prom to Newlyn

    Looking across the prom to Newlyn

    During the January Storms of 1990
  13. Cornwall Terrace after the storm

    Cornwall Terrace after the storm

    Looking towards the Prom past the Bath Inn on the right
  14. The Casino side of the Prom

    The Casino side of the Prom

    Even on the far side of the Prom where foliage and the children's play park is today, slabs were removed by the force of the water issuing from the waves and their spray on the seaward side. Note the Beachfield Hotel which has changed little.
  15. The rear of the Tolcarne Inn

    The rear of the Tolcarne Inn

    It's a wonder the Tolcarne Inn was still standing after this. I guess their cellars were sodden. I doubt if anyone tried one of their beers the next day!
  16. By the Tolcarne Inn

    By the Tolcarne Inn

    You'd be glad not to have parked your car here by the Tolcarne Inn, Newlyn
  17. Boat at Tolcarne, Newlyn

    Boat at Tolcarne, Newlyn

    This boat was found thus near the Tolcarne Inn at Newlyn
  18. Breached sea wall

    Breached sea wall

    This section of the Promenade is also breached badly. The rubble on the shore tells its own story. The construction of the old Promenade is shown well here. No lip as with the new one to curl back the waves.
  19. Tolcarne Beach and the path to Newlyn

    Tolcarne Beach and the path to Newlyn

    The path to Newlyn from Lariggan was a trail of rubble and the grassy sward more like a duck pond.
  20. Lariggan stream and Bolitho Gardens

    Lariggan stream and Bolitho Gardens

    Such was the force of the storm that the lamp standard was felled by the waves and the Bolitho Gardens (where the loo opposite Lidl's today stands) were destroyed and therefore rendered useless. This shows how far up the waves came to wreak their wicked will!
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