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Toilet tumbles as home begins to collapse in Hemsby

PUBLISHED: 15:44 20 March 2018 | UPDATED: 15:44 20 March 2018

The erosion has seen part of home tumble onto the beach at Hemsby.
Picture: Nick Butcher

The erosion has seen part of home tumble onto the beach at Hemsby. Picture: Nick Butcher

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The contents of a house in Hemsby have begun to slide down the dunes as severe coastal erosion takes its toll.

The erosion has seen part of home tumble onto the beach at Hemsby.
Picture: Nick ButcherThe erosion has seen part of home tumble onto the beach at Hemsby. Picture: Nick Butcher

The house is one of several overhanging the dunes and a toilet, chair and a wardrobe are among the utilities and furnishings which have slid down to the beach.

Over the past few days removal firm RHT and crew members from Hemsby Lifeboat have assisted residents in removing the majority of their possessions from their houses.

The erosion has seen part of home tumble onto the beach at Hemsby.
Picture: Nick ButcherThe erosion has seen part of home tumble onto the beach at Hemsby. Picture: Nick Butcher

Earlier today secretary of Hemsby Lifeboat, Chris Batten, predicted that at least three houses in The Marrams will have fallen by tomorrow morning.

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