Grimsby has origins as a port town in the Roman period. During the early medieval and medieval periods, the town was a small port. In the post medieval period it was fast becoming one of the most important ports in the country and by the mid 20th century Grimsby was the largest fishing port in the world.


Grimsby will be surveyed in spring 2021.

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