Seafood abundance : ‘many kinds of cod . . . the fish called by the name of the dog, plaice, stingrays, mackerel, soles, angel fish, sea-eels, catfish . . . the river mouths and seaside rocks teem with oysters, sea-perch, lobsters, seacockles, conger-eels, mussels, sea-snails, top-shell fish, scal...
The expansive areas of shellfish and ash middens, the amount of fish bone and the absence of cooking pots, all suggest that this area might have had a fishing-related industrial purpose.
The collections of fish bones are dominated by cod, which suggests that it was important to the economy of the b...
Large fish hook for cod