Talk:staithe

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coal staithe (maritime) - seems to be a wharf with a chute for loading vessels

coal staithe - (railway) a timber built enclosure with one open side in a railway yard, used for storing coal. Coal delivered by rail was hand loaded into the staithe and then on-loaded to delivery - sometimes after being transferred to sacks.

Glaw99 05:16, 16 September 2011 (UTC)