NY6624 : The Institute, Long Marton

taken 11 years ago, near to Long Marton, Cumbria, Great Britain

The Institute, Long Marton
The Institute, Long Marton
This was built in 1893, due to the generosity of Rev. Hay Erskine who provided the 750 to build the Institute out of his own pocket, and endowed it with a sum of 200 per annum. The building was open from 8am to 10pm every day except Sunday, when it was open from 2pm to 5pm. There was a reading room with books and newspapers, and a recreation room with a public room upstairs for sales and lectures. A wide range of courses was offered, such as nursing, veterinary surgery, drawing, and music including church choir practices. It is still used for meetings and functions. It is a pity that the appearance has been spoilt by the blocking of a large window in the gable-end.
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Date Taken
Friday, 3 November, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 10 November, 2006
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Village hall   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 667 245 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.8729N 2:31.0284W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 666 245
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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