Beechin and Eglinton Cottages and the Excelsior Tea Rooms, St Margaret's Bay. c1905-1907
Two postcards of Beechin and Eglinton Cottages and the Excelsior Tea Rooms in St Margaret’s Bay taken from the same viewpoint.
Top card is black and white and titled Excelsior, St Margaret’s Bay. Reverse of card is marked JJ Madge, St Margaret’s at Cliffe. No50404′.
Bottom card is colour and titled St Margaret’s Bay, The Beach Road. Reverse is marked, in pencil, ‘From left to right. Beechin Cottage (dark building), Eglinton Cottage (white building), Excelsior Tea Rooms. Both undated.
Although taken from same viewpoint note the apparent addition to the Tea Room roof of dormer windows on the colour card (hand-drawn?). Tearooms built 1905 and dormer windows put in 1907
Date of coverage1905-07
PlaceSt Margaret's Bay, The Bay, Village on the Beach
LicenseCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC-BY-NC-ND)
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