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Caption for Selsey, Lifeboat House 1930: Unlike Rye, the medieval town of Selsey lies below sea level owing to coastal erosion. It was the seat of an Anglo-Saxon bishopric, hence the local legend of a cathedral under the sea. A life boat was established here in 1861, and this one was replaced in 1960 by a larger version of the same design. Lobster pots, small fishing boats and flint cobble walled fishermen's cottages survive the tide of modern housing.

An extract from Sussex Photographic Memories.

Memories of Selsey

I'd be very interested to hear any memories about the father and son icecream team. They had a wooden icecream cart, which was pushed from Chichester to the beach and back

This is not The White horse caravan park that is The Quality Stores in Mill Lane and The Black Horse Caravan pk

I have such fond memories of Selsey with all those marvellous pubs. My best friends lived in Harcourt Way and we would often walk along the seafront to one of the pubs in the village. Their names were Frank and Barbara Sugg. Unfortunately Frank passed away in Chichester hospital and although I would come over from France (...Read full memory)

I think it is now closed. I thought your memory was so touching. I spent some time in Selsey but never knew anybody there. Thanks for your post.

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