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Bridge End, Robin Hood’s Bay

Bridge End, Robin Hood's Bay

Dating from 1905 this postcard view is little different today. The vegetation even in more modern times replicates that on the image. At times there is still as little traffic owing to the nature of road access to the lower village.
Image courtesy of Ann Wedgewood & Keith Bowers.

Views of Robin hoods Bay

Views of Robin hoods Bay

A “posh” post card with four separate views of Robin Hoods Bay with a central section bearing the coat of arms. Delightful coloured views of “Bay Town”.
Image courtesy of Joyce Dobson & Keith Bowers.

View of Thorpe near Robin Hoods Bay

View of Thorpe near Robin Hoods Bay

This view is titled Thorpe, Fylingdales from Park Gate; but still a lovely view of the top of the bank of Robin Hoods Bay.
Image courtesy of Joyce Dobson & Keith Bowers.

Robin Hoods Bay

Robin Hoods Bay

This delightful multi postcard of Robin Hoods Bay shows a much quieter village than we can see today.
Image courtesy of Joyce Dobson & Keith Bowers.

Raw Pasture

Raw Pasture

Close to Robin Hoods Bay, Raw evokes an image of a cold and unwelcoming placed. How unlike the delightful hamlet it actually is!
Image courtesy of Joy e Dobson & Keith Bowers.

Thorpe from Raw

Thorpe from Raw

The hamlet of Thorpe, looking towards Ravenscar.
Postcard courtesy of Joyce Dobson & Keith Bowers.

Laurel Inn

Laurel Inn

The Laurel Inn at Robin hoods bay, Does anyone know at what date Margaret Martin held the licence? Nicolas Jenni has advised: ”I have a watercolour painting of this view, dated 1894, and the licensee is shown as John Martin”. Further researches have now shown that John Martin was licensee until his death in 1899, Margaret Martin then became licensee and died in 1915.

Postcard courtesy of Joyce Dobson & Keith Bowers, many thanks to Nicolas Jenni for the update.

Thorpe

Thorpe

The hamlet of Thorpe with Robin Hoods Bay towards the sea.  A Tom Watson of Lythe postcard.

Courtesy of Joyce Dobson & Keith Bowers.

Robin Hoods Bay from Rocks

Robin Hoods Bay from Rocks

A delightful hand tinted postcard view of “Bay Town”, interesting is the Whitby coat of arms in the bottom right hand corner.
Image courtesy of Joyce Dobson & Keith Bowers.

Robin Hoods Bay – The Steps

Robin Hoods Bay - The Steps

A postcard view of the road and steps up out of Robin Hoods Bay, possibly from the 1930s based on the ladies clothing. How quiet and no vehicles attempting the perilous descent or ascent.
Image courtesy of Joyce Dobson & Keith Bowers.