THE NEWLYN TIDAL OBSERVATORY

THE NEWLYN TIDAL OBSERVATORY

The story of the small unassuming building next to the lighthouse on Newlyn’s South Pier. It is the Newlyn Tidal Observatory and it houses a simple domed brass bolt set in a recess in the floor, the top of which is the bench mark for all height measurements in mainland Great Britain.

£8

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The Story of Newlyn Harbour

The Story of Newlyn Harbour

A comprehensive history of the development of the harbour and fishing port of Newlyn which was first recorded as an industrial port in 1435, when Pilchards were the main catch.

£8

 

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Newlyn at Play 1850-1950

Newlyn at Play 1850-1950

A fascinating social record of life in Newlyn from earliest records up until 1946. Covering topics such as: children at play, regattas and aquatic sports, clubs for young people, pageants and carnivals, church and chapel galas and choirs, Newlyn male voice choir, & Newlyn rugby football club.

£8

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Newlyn at School 1846-1946

Newlyn at School 1846-1946

An illustrated history of the different schools withing the parish of Newlyn.

£7.50

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