Underneath the Pier by theresonlyonedavebrooks

The first known pier in Whitby was the Burgess Pier (now usually referred to as Tate Hill pier) which was constructed in 1190. The Burgess Pier was repaired several times during the C16th. Construction of the current stone-built East and West piers was begun in 1710, though initially shorter, narrower and lower than they are […]