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Beach at low tide, Port Gaverne, St Endellion, Cornwall. 1906

Beach at low tide, Port Gaverne, St Endellion, Cornwall. 1906


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Beach at low tide, Port Gaverne, St Endellion, Cornwall. 1906

Boats, a horse and cart and two men with picks can be seen on the beach. Port Gaverne was once a busy port used to export slate from the nearby Delabole slate quarry. It was also a very active seining port and the ports four pilchard cellars were capable of processing around 1000 tons of fish per week. By 1900 tourism was the villages main industry and it remains popular with holidaymakers today. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

TRURI : POGgv.7

Media ID 14814012

© From the collection of the RIC

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