NT6599 : Fluke Street

taken 7 years ago, near to Tarbet Hole [water Feature], Fife, Great Britain

Fluke Street
Fluke Street
Fluke Street was built in the 1880s, when there was a need for more lighthouse keepers, and for more machinery. I wonder if the name refers to the flat fish, also spelled fleuk or flook, a type of flounder which is caught off the East of Scotland? The word is from Old English, and is also used to describe the barb of an anchor, which is of similar shape. The fish is very good to eat.
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Date Taken
Monday, 14 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 21 June, 2010
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 656 991 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:11.0297N 2:33.2595W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 655 991
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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