Coastguard Station, Holehaven

Possibly postmrked 1917

Published by kind permission of the late Mr H.A. Osborne and Mr R.W Osborne.

The Coastguard Cottages were built towards the end of the 19th century to house the coastguards stationed on the island because of the smuggling that the area around the Lobster Smack had been famous for.

Originally they were station further up Hole Haven on an old hulk.

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