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“Sandgate, Whitby”
One of Whitby’s oldest streets, Sandgate dates back to the early Fifteenth century.
In the days when smugglers had the support of many local people and smuggling was a lucrative pastime, this was the scene of much violence when contraband goods captured by Revenue Officers were being taken to the Custom House located in Sandgate.

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“Sandgate, Whitby”
One of Whitby’s oldest streets, Sandgate dates back to the early Fifteenth century.
In the days when smugglers had the support of many local people and smuggling was a lucrative pastime, this was the scene of much violence when contraband goods captured by Revenue Officers were being taken to the Custom House located in Sandgate.