NS3421 : Holmston House

taken 5 years ago, near to Ayr, South Ayrshire, Great Britain

Holmston House
Holmston House
Holmston House started as the Kyle Combination Poorhouse, opening in 1860 to accommodate and care for 150 destitute people. The H-shaped layout was typical of 19th century poorhouse design. It was renovated in 1906 to deal with serious overcrowding and poor standards of welfare. Holmston House became the headquarters of the Social Work Department. South Ayrshire Council is still trying to sell the building off.
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Saturday, 21 March, 2015   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 21 March, 2015
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Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3421 2137 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:27.4807N 4:37.4096W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3421 2133
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