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The marks above the fireplace in the south part of the Greenland Fishery are very distinct and look like simple graffiti, or maybe carpenter’s marks. But it’s been suggested they … Read More
Whales have been hunted by humans since prehistoric times; for meat, fuel, and all sorts of other products.
Maritime industries have played a key part of King’s Lynn’s history … Read More
The house was built in 1605 by John Aitken, merchant and four times Mayor of Lynn. In 1660 his grandson Thomas Aitken ‘of London’ sold it. It seems that … Read More
The Greenland Fishery was a Public House for some 250 years – probably from 1660’s until the early 1900’s.
The Wall Paintings
The Paintings on the first floor of the south side of The Greenland Fishery are some of the most important and high quality secular wall paintings in … Read More
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