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Aldeburgh is a coastal town in the English county of Suffolk. Located on the River Alde, the town is notable for its Blue Flag shingle beach and fisherman huts where freshly caught fish are sold daily, and the Aldeburgh Yacht Club. The internationally renowned Aldeburgh Festival of arts, which takes place at nearby Snape Maltings, was created in 1948 by the resident and acclaimed composer Benjamin Britten.

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Google previewA sketch of the later Tertiary history of East Anglia (1902)

with reference to the long excursion, July 26th to August 4th, 1902 by Frederic William Harmer

Aldeburgh is a good centre for the study of the indurated Crag. From pits 30 and 33, many species of Polyzoa may be obtained ; 3 1 contains a layer of the casts of the large aragonite species, Cardium decorticatum, Panopma faujasii, Voluta ...

Google previewProceedings of the Geologists' Association (1902)

Aldeburgh is a good centre for the study of the indurated Crag. From pits 30 and 33, many species of Polyzoa may be obtained; 31 contains a layer of the casts of the large aragonite species, Cardium decorticatum, Panopcea faujasii, Voluta ...

Google previewFront-line Suffolk (2007)

by Michael Foley

The word Aldeburgh means old fort and it is believed that it may have been a Roman site. Aldeburgh later obtained a more modern defence in the shape of three batteries which included twenty guns, but by the year 1625 there were only eight ...

Google previewTo-day (1894)

Aldeburgh is a little nearer London, being just 100 miles from Liverpool Street. It is less than fifty miles from Colchester, and thirty from Ipswich. It is a pleasant, breezy, little place, half seaport, half watering-place. There are capital golfing links ...

Google previewA New and Comprehensive Gazetteer (1834)

by George Newenham Wright

Aldeburgh is a town corporate, under the government of two bailiffs and twentytwo burgesses, annually elected from among the freemen. From the 15th Eliz. this borough sent two representatives to parliament; but it was disfranchised by the ...

Google previewThe Photographic News (1899)

A Weekly Record of the Progress of Photography by William Crookes, George Wharton Simpson

Aldeburgh is an ideal spot for a photographic holiday , ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century (2014)

by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey

Soon after the success of Peter Grimes, Britten decided to stage amusical festivalat Aldeburgh,a few miles downthe coast fromhis birthplace inEast Anglia. Thefestival tookplacein the summer of 1948, and thereafter became an annual event.

Google previewThe Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia (101-)

by Project Gutenberg

ALDEBURGH [ALDBOROUGH], a market town and municipal borough in the Eye parliamentary division of Suffolk, England, the terminus of a branch of the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

The principal seaside resorts are Lowestoft, Southwold, Aldeburgh and Felixstowe. The rivers flowing northward are the Lark, in the north-west corner, which passes in a north-westerly direction to the Great Ouse in Norfolk; the Little Ouse or ...

Google previewA Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain & Ireland: Supplement, corrigenda and general index (1849)

by John Burke

Aldeburgh, Sybilla and Elizabeth, sisters of William, ...

Google previewDictionary of British Educationists (2016)

by Richard Aldrich, Peter Gordon

Born Whitechapel, London, but moved to Aldeburgh, Suffolk in 1841.

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