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Today is 13th December 2013.
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Dunwich is a small village on the coast of Suffolk which was once a major town, a prosperous seaport and a centre of the wool trade with a natural harbour formed by the mouths of the River Blyth and the River Dunwich. However, the harbour and most of the town has since been lost to coastal erosion.
Dunwich remained a busy seaport until 1286, when a sea surge hit the East Anglian coast. Over the centuries, coastal erosion has eaten away at the town. Most of the buildings that were present in the 13th century have disappeared, including all eight churches and Dunwich is now a small coastal village, though it still claims its due status as a town. (Read more)
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