A stop over point on the river Vaugh for boats coming in from the sea, heading up to Sherfield on Vaugh. The estuary is wide, with moor land on the west bank and lower reedy wetland to the north/east.
The Red Stag Inn is Crudley, a large inn with courtyard. Rear stable burnt to the ground. A small jetty, and a ferry across the Vaugh river, small 3 seater boat with a towed coracle.