Keys to the Past

Blyth Harbour (Blyth)

Blyth Harbour.
Photo by Harry Rowland, 1975.
Blyth Harbour. Photo by Harry Rowland, 1975.

There has been a harbour at Blyth since the medieval period, but until the 17th century there were only a few landing places for ships carrying coal and salt. Until the early 19th century the harbour at Seaton Sluice was much more important. However, in

Reference number:N12076
Historical period: Victorian (1837 to 1901)
Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Blyth

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