St Clair's erosion has been a problem for well over a
hundred years. But by 1919 the solution seemed obvious - the
wooden groynes now known as the St Clair piles were the
answer. Almost a century later there's no sign of new groynes
being built. Why not?
Not one to spurn a chance to advance himself socially,
David Loughrey made the most of an opportunity to see and be
seen with those at the manor, and enjoy a delightful piano
recital in the drawing room.