The Beaulieu Letters

The BEAULIEU letters
Author: B Norman

Between 1910 and 1916, the word ‘BEAULIEU’ was carved into the heath at East Boldre, in letters approximately 4.5 metres (15 feet) high, making the whole word spread over 33.5 metres (110 feet).

The letters were covered up during WW2 and do not appear on any aerial photographs of the day.

The following link includes a 3D model of the Beaulieu letters at East Boldre.


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Date: 1910
1 comment
  1. Gareth Owen

    Though the letters were covered over and no longer clearly visible the location of them was photographed and highlighted in an RAF aerial photograph (AP) taken in 1946.

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