2018

SH5738 : The Sail Loft

taken 5 years ago, near to Porthmadog, Gwynedd, Wales

The Sail Loft
The Sail Loft
Built in the mid C19 and shown on the 1871 Tremadog estate plan and 1888 Ordnance Survey. It supplied sails to the Porthmadog shipbuilding industry, which flourished from the 1850s to the 1870s, then enjoyed a revival between 1891 and 1913, when Porthmadog became well-known for building 3-masted schooners. It was probably occupied by William Jones, listed as a sail maker in 'Britannia Terrace' in 1871.
*Information courtesy of British Listed Buildings.

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This photo is linked from: Articles: · Images shortlisted for POTY 2018 Automatic Clusters: · Porthmadog [787] · A497 [69] ·
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SH5738, 1181 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Arthur C Harris   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 16 December, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 18 December, 2018
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 5717 3848 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:55.4809N 4:7.5663W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 57181 38484
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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