of 'decades old' car surface in mud on Brean Beach
remains of a car believed to have been stranded in mud beneath Brean
Beach for several decades has emerged this week... and the owner
faces a huge parking bill in the unlikely event that he or she comes
have been watching the car's rusty remains appear out of the mud
a half mile out on Brean's mudflats over recent days following the
latest high tides.
Dave Furber told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It appears to be the
chassis of a 1960s vehicle which is very slowly becoming visible
out on the mudflats."
car has clearly been there for many years, stuck under the beach
surface and it's not possible to see what model it is."
added: "By our reckoning, the car's owner owes the Parish Council
a lot of back parking fees about
£64,000 at today's rates!"
not expecting the owner of this one to get in touch - especially
with such a large parking bill! - but it would be interesting to
know how it got here and what the story behind it was."
tides here are always shifting the sand and mud around, so we do
occasionally see vehicles from many years ago emerge and sink back