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k) WHIPPING POST HOUSE: A sixteenth-century listed building which was once the home of Captain Dunk, a famous Rottingdean smuggler. It has extensive cellars and tunnels underneath, and was also the village butcher’s shop at one time. The chestnut tree on the small green marks the position of the former village whipping-post and stocks.
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