MEM22247 - Post-medieval fish market at Porlock Weir (Monument)

Summary

Early photographs show the fish market opposite the Anchor Hotel, on the edge of the present car park.

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Full Description

A photograph taken c.1890-95 shows the fish market at Porlock Weir, opposite the Anchor Hotel and on the edge of the present car park. Herrings were sold from here until the turn of the century. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Monograph: Corner, Dennis. 1992. Porlock in Those Days. Exmoor Books. p54-5.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8643 4789 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 3 tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 2 tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 3 tidal
  • Shoreline Management Plan 2 (50-100)

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:11PM

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