The Stade

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The Stade is a shingle beach in Hastings Old Town, Hastings, East Sussex, England.wikipedia
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Hastings Old Town

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The Stade is a shingle beach in Hastings Old Town, Hastings, East Sussex, England.
The shingle beach known as The Stade (the old Saxon term meaning "landing place") is home to the biggest beach-launched fishing fleet in Britain.

Hastings

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The Stade is a shingle beach in Hastings Old Town, Hastings, East Sussex, England.
The fishing fleet, based at the Stade, remains Europe's largest beach-launched fishing fleet and has recently won accreditation for its sustainable methods.

Shingle beach

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The Stade is a shingle beach in Hastings Old Town, Hastings, East Sussex, England. The building of the 1887 groyne at Rock-A-Nore and the 1896 harbour, however, stopped the eastward longshore transport of shingle along the coast, which is the function of groynes.

Rock-a-Nore

The building of the 1887 groyne at Rock-A-Nore and the 1896 harbour, however, stopped the eastward longshore transport of shingle along the coast, which is the function of groynes.
Rock-a-Nore is an urban area of Hastings, East Sussex, England, stretching from the Old Town area along Rock-a-Nore Road between the cliffs and the beach called The Stade.

Hastings Fishermen's Museum

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* Hastings Fishermen's Museum
From its founding in Saxon times, Hastings has been a fishing town; fishermen have worked on The Stade at Rock-a-Nore, near the Old Town, throughout the town's history, during times of prosperity (particularly the Middle Ages, when the industry was at its height), change (such as the 19th century, when the town was transformed into a holiday resort) and stagnation.

East Sussex

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The Stade is a shingle beach in Hastings Old Town, Hastings, East Sussex, England.

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The Stade is a shingle beach in Hastings Old Town, Hastings, East Sussex, England.

Stade

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The word stade is a Saxon term meaning landing place.

Groyne

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The building of the 1887 groyne at Rock-A-Nore and the 1896 harbour, however, stopped the eastward longshore transport of shingle along the coast, which is the function of groynes.

Longshore drift

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The building of the 1887 groyne at Rock-A-Nore and the 1896 harbour, however, stopped the eastward longshore transport of shingle along the coast, which is the function of groynes.

Sea Fish Industry Authority

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The Sea Fish Industry Authority described The Stade "as near perfect a fishery as could be devised", because of the environmentally sound methods used by the fishermen (which includes changing their net size to allow young cod to escape and keep stocks high).

Hastings Contemporary

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The Hastings Contemporary is a museum of contemporary British art located on The Stade in Hastings, East Sussex and is a not for profit organisation.

East Hill Cliff Railway

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The line provides views over the Stade, home to the largest beach launched fishing fleet in Europe.