Norfolk Victorian Seasides & Fishing Villages
- Cley

During the medieval and post medieval period Cley next the Sea was an important port. Fishermen used it as a base, some of whom were involved in fisheries off Norway and Iceland. Imports included salt, timber and canvas and exports including salted fish and grain. The Glaven channel was more substantial than today and tidal conditions extended as far south as Glandford. The village had a harbour, located close to the church but as the channel became silted the harbour became unusable. However efforts have recently been made to dredge the channel to allow some boats to use a small recently constructed harbour.

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