PHOTOS: Devon’s largest ever fatberg discovered under Sidmouth Esplanade

PUBLISHED: 00:01 08 January 2019 | UPDATED: 09:06 08 January 2019

The fatberg under Sidmouth. Picture: South West Water

The fatberg under Sidmouth. Picture: South West Water

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The first photos of Sidmouth’s monster fatberg, which is believed to be the biggest ever discovered in Devon or Cornwall, have been released.

Image of manhole/area above the fatberg. Picture: South West WaterImage of manhole/area above the fatberg. Picture: South West Water

South West Water has released images of the congealed form, which is made up of unflushable items such as wet wipes, fats, oils and grease.

Work will commence shortly by the water operator.

The company has also released video footage of the discovery.

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The location of the fatberg in Sidmouth. Picture: South West Water The location of the fatberg in Sidmouth. Picture: South West Water

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