Former Hartlepool Harbour Master’s office
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During the Middle Ages Hartlepool was one of the busiest ports on the east coast of England, but by the 18th century decline had set in and the harbour was in disrepair.

Former Hartlepool Harbour Master’s office

Former Hartlepool Harbour Master’s office

In 1808 the harbour was enclosed and drained, and two years later part of the old pier was destroyed by a storm.