Juliet Blaxland, 54, has spent the last 12 years living on one of Britain's most erosion-threatened coastlines

A homeowner has told how she fears her house will crash into the sea within the next five years.

Juliet Blaxland, 54, has spent the last 12 years living on one of Britain's most erosion-threatened coastlines.

She has seen two neighbouring homes demolished before the receding clifftop dropped them into the sea.

She fears her two cottages - in a row of three -will be gone by 2024 as up to three metres of land is lost each year.

Juliet said: "We have now got around 16 metres left between us and the edge.

"Over the summer, the last telegraph pole had to be moved from the cliff edge into my garden.

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"Sometimes it slows, but every so often you have a cataclysmic event.

"During a tidal surge or storm it can be quite alarming."

In 1666, the tiny village of Easton Bavents, Suffolk, where Juliet lives, was England's most easterly point. But after significant erosion - which has claimed the church and many houses - it has lost the title to Lowestoft.

Juliet and husband Giles Stibbe, 60, say 30m of land has disappeared during the past 12 years, but insist they'll stay "as long as we can".

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