2005

SS8078 : The Miners' Rest at Porthcawl

taken 19 years ago, near to Nottage, Bridgend/Pen-y-Bont ar Ogwr, Wales

The Miners' Rest at Porthcawl
The Miners' Rest at Porthcawl
The Rest was established as a seaside convalescent hospital for the working classes, particularly miners, in 1862, in Porthcawl, Glamorgan. To stay at the ‘Rest’ you needed a ticket from a subscribing organisation, such as a trade union, welfare association, or Co-operative Society.

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Category: Hospital
This photo is linked from: Articles: · WW1 Great War Centenary - Auxiliary Hospitals ·
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SS8078, 58 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Alan Roberts   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 7 July, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 24 March, 2007
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 804 784 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.5172N 3:43.4214W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 804 782
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Image classification(about): Geograph (Second Visitor for SS8078)
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