SZ0990 : Bournemouth: Britainís first municipal beach hut

taken 7 years ago, near to Bournemouth, Great Britain

Bournemouth: Britainís first municipal beach hut
Bournemouth: Britainís first municipal beach hut
A plaque on beach hut 2359 states:

Bournemouth Beach Bungalow constructed 1909
First municipal beach hut in the UK
Designed and built under the guidance of Frederick Percy Dolamore, F.S.I., F.R. San.I. 1869-1951
Chief Assistant Borough Engineer and Surveyor.

It is perhaps worth mentioning that the numbering of this hut does not indicate how many there are along the seafront. There are long series of huts numbered consecutively but these have breaks and resumptions.
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Date Taken
Monday, 29 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0909 9078 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:42.9948N 1:52.3565W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0909 9078
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