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staithe

(steɪð)
n
(Nautical Terms) a wharf, where ships can moor and unload or load
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Saturday evening was as fine as was ever known, and the great body of holiday-makers laid out yesterday for visits to Mulgrave Woods, Robin Hood's Bay, Rig Mill, Runswick, Staithes, and the various trips in the neighborhood of Whitby.
"I sailed out this evening, hired a boat at Brancaster Staithe. The fellow wouldn't go anywhere near Market Burnham, though, and I'm rather sorry I tried to make him.
The "elderly" woman's body was found in the sea at the base of cliffs half a mile from Staithes on Bank Holiday Monday.
Emergency crews raced to Seaton Garth in Staithes, North Yorks, at 4.30pm after reports that a section of cliff had fallen at the seaside village's South Pier.
The group, which included two boys aged nine and 11, had been out for a family walk between Staithes and Skinningrove along the North Yorkshire coast when they realised they had been cut off by rising water.
Dunston Staithes, which stands in the River Tyne at Gateshead, is open to the public this weekend, with the first visitors welcomed on Friday for tours.
When the line had gone taut I thought I'd once again got it caught on a shipwreck four miles off the North Yorkshire coast at Staithes.
A BODY has been found in the sea off the coast at Staithes.
Emergency crews raced to Seaton Garth in Staithes, North Yorks, at 4.30pm after reports a section of cliff had fallen at the village's South Pier.