NT3597 : Information board, Buckhaven

taken 26 days ago, near to East Wemyss, Fife, Great Britain

Information board, Buckhaven
Information board, Buckhaven
This is one of five information boards affixed to a fence at the fishermen's huts close to the location of what was Buckhaven's harbour.
Auld Buckhyne

The Fife coastal former fishing village of Buckhaven (haven or hyne meaning 'harbour') once had the second-largest fishing fleet in Scotland with a total of 198 boats. After about 1860, when the fishing began to decline, it became one of Fife's many mining towns. Waste from coal mining eventually silted-up the harbour leading to the demise of the remaining fishing industry. Buckhaven has a small museum with an interesting display on Buckhyne's fishing heritage.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 6 May, 2020   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 6 May, 2020
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 3562 9760 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:10.0016N 3:2.2985W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 3562 9760
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Buckhaven  Fishermens Huts  Former Harbour  Information Board 

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