NZ7818 : Terraced Houses at Staithes

taken 12 years ago, near to Staithes, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Terraced Houses at Staithes.
Terraced Houses at Staithes.
Staithes is a seaside village in North Yorkshire. Formerly a busy fishing port, fishing has largely disappeared and this picturesque village is now largely a tourist destination. James Cook - later Captain Cook - worked here (1745-6) as a grocer's apprentice before moving to Whitby. In former times artists came to Staithes to capture its beauty and the vibrancy of the coastline, and to create their own artist commune. These "Northern Impressionists" included renowned artists such as Edward E. Anderson, Joseph R. Bagshawe, Thomas Barrett, James W. Booth and Dame Laura Knight.
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NZ7818, 772 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 10 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 6 September, 2009
Category
Fishing port   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 780 187 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:33.4677N 0:47.6497W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 781 187
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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