WPW040149 WALES (1932). General view of Rhyl, oblique aerial view. 5"x4" black and white glass plate negative.

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Details

Title [WPW040149] General view of Rhyl, oblique aerial view. 5"x4" black and white glass plate negative.
Reference WPW040149
Date 1932
Link Coflein Archive Item 6369720
Place name
Parish
District
Country WALES
Easting / Northing 300865, 381430
Longitude / Latitude -3.4884193458625, 53.320230803048
National Grid Reference SJ009814

Pins

Rhyl Pier Built 1867, originally 2355 feet long, with a pier railway and steamers to Liverpool. One ship removed 180 feet of pier in 1883. By 1913 the pier was derelict and closed, Reduced to a mere 330 feet (as seen here) it reopened in 1930 but closed on safety grounds in 1966, and was demolished 1973.

totoro
Monday 10th of October 2016 05:25:45 PM
The second "Rhyl Pavilion Theatre". This theatre 1903-1974. The five domes were quite iconic. The first theatre at the landward end of the pier burned down in 1901 - it had seated over 3,000 The third theatre was built 1991 by the now closed Sun Centre, towards the end of the dune area at the far end of this picture. The second and third theatres seated just over 1,000

totoro
Monday 10th of October 2016 05:25:10 PM
Terence Ave, Houses under construction,

Lord Axminister
Monday 18th of August 2014 04:33:23 PM
Garnet Ave, Newly built houses

Lord Axminister
Monday 18th of August 2014 04:31:43 PM

Robbieca
Sunday 11th of May 2014 05:32:40 PM
Butterton Road

Robbieca
Sunday 11th of May 2014 05:29:05 PM

Robbieca
Sunday 11th of May 2014 05:24:49 PM
Wellington Road

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Sunday 11th of May 2014 05:22:10 PM