Newlyn: Monday morning’s final-end-of-an-era fish auction.

One hundred years ago the fish market moved from the plinth in front of the harbour offices to a covered market and auction building… by the 1980s things had hardly changed with boats landing straight into the market building when they could get alongside at high water… the market was fully exposed to the elements and walking on boxes was de rigueur behaviour for the buyers before a major rebuild of the market in the early 1980s saw an access road added to the harbourside and fully enclosed,,, A great selection of photos, >click to read< 21:46

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