SH3544 : Nant Gwrtheyrn in 1971

taken 47 years ago, near to Llithfaen, Gwynedd, Great Britain

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Nant Gwrtheyrn in 1971
Nant Gwrtheyrn in 1971
A vintage photograph, taken on a student film making trip to the area in the spring of 1971. This shows Trem y Mor (Sea View), one of the two terraces of houses built in 1878 for the quarry men and their families. A century later, after a massive fundraising campaign throughout Wales, the derelict quarry village was bought by Ymddiriedolaeth Nant Gwrtheyrnin for 25,000. Extensively restored over the next few years to become part of The Welsh Language School, it eventually opened for courses in 1982. See LinkExternal link for the history of the village and its site.
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SH3544, 117 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
1971   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 December, 2005
Category
Village (deserted)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 350 448 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.5270N 4:27.5116W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 350 448
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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