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In a   record of rents written some time in the period between 1820 and 1830 the Lord of the manor at Hunmanby received fees totalling £156 sixteen shillings and fourpence for the rights of ‘groundage of vessel on delivery of cargo’ at Filey. This total far exceeded that from the Manor’s other recorded rental [...]

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Coode’s Harbour of Refuge

On January 21, 2012 By

In January 1858 the Harbour Engineer John Coode reported to a Parliamentary Committee about the possibilities of building a harbour refuge in Filey Bay.

Several such ideas have occurred across generations since the time of Charles 1st. A major problem in the age of Sail, was being unable to sail against [...]

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