Harbour Entrance

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Christchurch, Dorset - History
... The harbour became one of the most important in Saxon England as it was easily reached from the continent and boats could travel up the river Avon to Salisbury ... Although the fishing industry thrived in Christchurch, the importance of the harbour declined as it became inaccessible to vessels of a large draught ... The harbour entrance was particularly troublesome with constantly shifting sandbars ...

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    The raven himself is hoarse
    That croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan
    Under my battlements.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

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