SH3444 : Porth-y-Nant before restoration

taken 34 years ago, near to Llithfaen, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Porth-y-Nant before restoration
Porth-y-Nant before restoration
In the 1980s the derelict quarrying village of Porth-y-Nant was restored to become the Nant Gwrtheyrn Welsh Language Centre. This photograph, taken in 1983, shows the dereliction. The first signs of restoration can be seen: the scaffolding on the chapel and the new window frames in the house at the right end of the terrace.
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SH3444, 67 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 11 May, 1983   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 28 January, 2007
Category
Village (ruined)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 349 448 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.5209N 4:27.5470W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 349 447
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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