ST1369 : Victoria Park Road, Cadoxton

taken 7 years ago, near to Palmerstown, The Vale of Glamorgan/Bro Morgannwg, Great Britain

Victoria Park Road, Cadoxton
Victoria Park Road, Cadoxton
Looking east along the edge of Victoria Park.
An interesting relic of Barry's past is on the right edge of the photo. It is the remains of a gas street light. The inscription on the base reads "The Sanitary Supply Corporation Limited London & Birmingham."
I was surprised at 'sanitary' : it appears that (some of?) Barry's gas lights used sewer gas, not town gas.

Update. A correspondent informed me that in January 2011 "The gas lamp was knocked down by a lorry and the council has taken it away - never to be seen again."
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 16 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 16 June, 2010
Category
Suburban road   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 131 690 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.8001N 3:15.0562W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 131 690
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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