View east, including Start Point Lighthouse in mid-picture.
Start Point is a promontory in the South Hams district in Devon, England, grid reference . Close to the most southerly point in the county, it marks the southern limit of Start Bay, which extends northwards to the estuary of the River Dart.
As a result of the many shipwrecks in the area, Start Point lighthouse was built in 1836 to alert ships to the danger of the point and its surrounding rocks. The lighthouse and the area's birdlife make it a popular spot for visitors, and Start Point is accessible to walkers from the South West Coast Path.
Lamacraft Farm is near Start Point and a quarter of a mile from South Hallsands.
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