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The Bolts, Scarborough. by Colin Metcalf

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Only a stones throw from the south bay beach a narrow passage called ‘The Bolts’ runs parallel to Foreshore Road for some distance, although it has now been blocked off in places.

Now the unpleasant bit. The name comes from the French for the common latrine. At one time this part of the shore was washed twice a day by high tide. So sewage would be emptied from overhanging buildings into The Bolts to be washed away.

At 06/02/2011, 110 Views, 101 Comments, 28 Faves.

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  • swaby
    swabyalmost 4 years ago

    Very beautiful! Awesome colors!

  • Cheers my friend, always appreciated!

    – Colin Metcalf

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2almost 4 years ago

  • Many thanks!

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Dave Godden
    Dave Goddenalmost 4 years ago

    Great processing Colin – faved

  • Thanks very much Dave!

    – Colin Metcalf

  • bubblehex08
    bubblehex08almost 4 years ago

  • WOBBLYMOL
    WOBBLYMOLalmost 4 years ago

    its a great picture Colin

  • Thanks very much loraine!

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...almost 4 years ago

    stunning work Colin!

  • Many thanks Charmiene!

    – Colin Metcalf

  • snapitnc
    snapitncalmost 4 years ago

    nice work colin,looks like one of the back streets of salford where i grew up.!

  • Cheers Mike pleased you liked it.

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Tony Cave
    Tony Cavealmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful work Colin, fortunately for the cyclist they don’t use this for the same reason.

  • Thanks a lot Tony. He did have mudguards fitted!

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Brenda Boisvert
    Brenda Boisvertalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful work. Fabulous detail and colours. Interesting history too!:-)

  • Thanks very much Brenda!

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Joy Rensch
    Joy Renschalmost 4 years ago

    Colins I love the colours and the treatment you have given this is superb. Very interesting story supplied too. Thank you.

  • Thank you Joy, glad you liked it!

    – Colin Metcalf

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