SJ7578 : The Ruskin Rooms

near to Knutsford, Cheshire, Great Britain

The Ruskin Rooms
The Ruskin Rooms
A plaque on this side of the building explains that it was built in 1902 "as a recreation and reading room for the townspeople." Since then it has also served as a fire station and as the headquarters of the British Legion. A blue plaque on the other face of the building says that a Welcome Club for officers of the American Third Army was opened in this building by General George Patten on 25th April 1944.
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2012
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Date Taken
Monday, 29 October, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 10 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 7521 7894 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:18.4090N 2:22.4091W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 7518 7894
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