SH6115 : Sailors' Institute, Barmouth

taken 12 years ago, near to Barmouth, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Sailors' Institute, Barmouth
Sailors' Institute, Barmouth
The Barmouth Sailors' Institute was erected in 1890 and is a rare surviving example of its kind. Institutes of this type were once very common in coastal communities throughout the British Isles. They were important meeting places for sailors and their families and served both a social and educational need. In addition to the Billiard Room, the Institute houses a fine Victorian Reading Room which remains very much as it was when built. LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 13 June, 2006
Historic building   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 615 155 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:43.1623N 4:3.1193W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SH 615 154
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