Proximity to the convergence of the Labrador Current and the Gulf Stream result in the largest surf available On May 21, 1942, the body of a British seaman, unidentifiable but presumed to be from the HMT Bedfordshire, sunk by a German U-boat, washed ashore.
The month prior, a British sailor from the sunken merchant ship San Delfino had been buried in Buxton.
"High-quality" Victorian buildings can be found amongst the housing, and two residential streets consist of a homogeneous "railway suburb" built by the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway to rehouse people displaced from around Brighton station when the company extended its goods yard.
While not successful in this aim, the estate left "a legacy of good-quality housing" which still survives.
From the first self-regulated heat cable (Raychem) to the first variable speed pool pump, we hold a number of patents for products essential to today's industries.Residential development started in the 1860s and spread northwards, further from central Brighton, over the next six decades.The area is characterised by middle-class and upper-middle-class housing in various styles, small-scale commercial development and long eastward views across the city.A prominent series in British popular culture, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy has become an international multi-media phenomenon; the novels are the most widely distributed, having been translated into more than 30 languages by 2005.The broad narrative follows the misadventures of the last surviving man, Arthur Dent, following the demolition of the planet Earth by a Vogon constructor fleet to make way for a hyperspace bypass.