Photographer's Note

I continue trawling through my archives with a series of pictures this time from the small town of Southwold in Suffolk, United Kingdom.

Some words about the town from Wikipedia:

Southwold is a small town on the English North Sea coast in the Waveney district of Suffolk. It lies at the mouth of the River Blyth within the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The town is about 11 miles (18 km) south of Lowestoft, 29 miles (47 kilometres) north-east of Ipswich and 97 miles (156 kilometres). The "All Usual Residents" 2011 Census figure gives a total of 1,098 persons for the town.

Southwold was mentioned in Domesday Book (1086) as a fishing port, and after the "capricious River Blyth withdrew from Dunwich in 1328, bringing trade to Southwold in the 15th century", it received its town charter from Henry VII in 1489. Over the following centuries, however, a shingle bar built up across the harbour mouth, preventing the town from becoming a major Early Modern port.

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