This is the eastern end of Poldhu, which means "black pool" in Cornish, and lies on the Lizard Peninsular 2km north of Mullion. In December 1901, on the cliffs above, Guglielmo Marconi conducted his famous experiment in December 1901, sending the first transatlantic radio message to Marconi's receiving station on Signal Hill, St. John's, Newfoundland.
Uploaded by Ammonite on 17 August 2013
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Location type: Town
OS Grid: SW664198
Local Authority: Cornwall
Nearest postcode: TR12 7JB
(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)