Boulby Bank, Whitby, North Yorkshire

Boulby Bank, Whitby, North Yorkshire
© Historic England Archive ref: AA65/00757

This view illustrates the steepness of the cliffs at Whitby where houses have had to be built on very steep slopes and often right up against the cliffs. Some of the houses appear to be tenements with wooden staircases and galleries giving access to the upper floor acommodation. Some houses in Whitby still have their wooden galleries. Boulby Bank is on the east bank of the River Esk and led eastwards up the hill from Boulby Slip to the Ropery. These houses were demolished in 1958.

Location

North Yorkshire Whitby

Period

1920s (1920 - 1929)

Tags

house flat cliff seaside