Keys to the Past

Fishery at Blume (Blyth)

This site was long a centre for fishermen, and 12th century documents mention the fishing at this location. Fishermen used it until the 17th century, after which the area declined in importance.

Reference number:N12111
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Blyth

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