• Public Building

    GUILDHALL & MARKETS; CARDIGAN FREE GRAMMAR SCHOOL

    by  • April 19, 2014 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Public Building, School, Site Type • 2 Comments

    History: A petition was completed on 23rd January 1647 from the burgesses of the town, calling for the provision of a free school for Cardigan. It stated that: “…There is no free school within forty miles, and the inhabitants are so poor that they are not able to have their children educated in any...

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    ALBRO CASTLE (CARDIGAN UNION WORKHOUSE)

    by  • June 19, 2013 • House, Modern, Pembrokeshire, Period, Post-Medieval, Public Building, Site Type, St. Dogmaels • 5 Comments

    History – The Cardigan Poor Law Union was formed in 1837. In April 1837 Daniel Evans, architect, produced plans and estimates for building and decoration here. Though not yet begun, the workhouse is nevertheless marked on the 1838 Tithe Map. In 1839 work commenced on the building by William Owen of Haverfordwest, probably to...

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    CARDIGAN GUILDHALL & MARKET COMPLEX TIME-LINE

    by  • May 23, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, Post-Medieval, Public Building, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Timeline: 1647 – A petition was completed on 23rd January from the burgesses of the town, calling for the provision of a free school for Cardigan. 1653 – Cardigan Free Grammar School opened – the sixth established Grammar School in Wales. It was founded by the new Cardigan Borough Council to provide for “…eight...

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