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Photographer: © Zbigniew Siwik (Gallery)(16th October 2014)
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Robin Hood's Bay

In 1780 disaster struck in the Bay, fierce gales and the strong sea caused many of the cottages along King Street to fall into the tide. Again in 1791, part of Park Road disappeared into the sea, over a century later a strong sea wall was built. In 1975, at the cost of £578,000, the highest sea wall in Britain, measuring 500 feet long and 40 feet high, was constructed ensuring no more of the old Robin Hood’s Bay was taken to its grave by the ever faithful sea.

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Camera Make: Canon Model: Canon EOS 40D
Exposure Program: Aperture Priority, Focal length: 50 mm, Aperture: f 9.1, ISO: 200, Exposure time: 1/250 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: July 30, 2014, 3:49 pm
ImageID:1193304, Image size: 3888 x 2592 pixels

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Comment by Dave John(16th October 2014)

Nice shot of the bay Zbig, and interesting narrative too

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Comment by rustyruth(17th October 2014)

Great narrative Zbig. We have a good friend with a B&B here. Always love visiting.

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Comment by Pat TroutPremier Member! Click for more info..(17th October 2014)

This is a lovely set of pics

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Comment by Colin Jones(29th October 2014)

Great set of photos

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