A view looking across West Strand towards the Old Customs House with the Dobson and Musgrave Warehouse to the right

Date:
Apr 1968
Location:
Custom House, 10 West Strand, Whitehaven, Copeland, Cumbria
Reference:
BB68/06759
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

Description

Here taxes on goods imported and exported were calculated, in much the same way that customs offices still do today. Customs houses were frequently located alongside warehouses, as is seen here.

Content

This is part of the Collection: NMR07 NMR Accessioned Negatives - Catalogued

Rights

Source: Historic England Archive

Keywords

Georgian Custom House

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