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As you walk along from the sands onto Filey Brigg, along the side of the cliff are cut a series of numbers from 10 to 15 . These are cut into the quarried rock (Birdsall Grit) which was removed from this area from Victorian  times. There are two explanations for the numbers, one is that [...]

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A Tented Tradition

On March 21, 2012 By

The photograph shows two bell tents pitched on the field near St Oswald’s Church in Late Victorian Times.  There is no longer a caravan there and Scarborough Council now use Strimmers rather than Scythes but otherwise the view is largely unchanged.

Weather Permitting we will be pitching our Tipi Tented Classroom on Saturday 7th April, [...]

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‘A reef of rocks, black and rough, stretches far into the sea. All along, and among, and above these crags dash and flash, sweep and leap, swells, wreaths, drifts of snowy spray.’

So wrote Charlotte Bronte in her novel ‘Shirley’. Her writing is both  poetic and entirely accurate

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