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Coordinates: 50°51′22″N 0°35′42″E / 50.856°N 0.595°E / 50.856; 0.595

Rock-a-Nore is an urban area of Hastings, East Sussex, England, stretching from the Old Town area along Rock-a-Nore Road between the cliffs and the beach called The Stade. Its name was officially adopted in 1859 and derives from a former building "lyinge to the Mayne Rock against the north".[1]

Rock-a-Nore contains the Blue Reef Aquarium, the Fisherman's Museum, and the East Hill Cliff Railway, and borders The Stade, with its net shops.

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  1. ^ J Manwaring Baines, Historic Hastings, F J Parsons Ltd, Hastings, 1955–1963, page 160