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Anglesey Barracks

The Barracks comprised two rows of 11 dwellings, served as accommodation for quarrymen, they would spend the week based in the barracks working in the quarry, l...
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The Barracks comprised two rows of 11 dwellings, served as accommodation for quarrymen, they would spend the week based in the barracks working in the quarry, leaving their homes very early on Monday morning and returning Saturday afternoon.

Conditions were spartan. Each two-room unit had a living area with a fireplace and a sleeping area for four men. Facilities were scant no running water, toilets or electricity.

Public-health inspectors closed down these barracks in 1948.

Backdrop is Snowdon the highest mountain in Wales, at an elevation of 1,085 metres (3,560 ft) above sea level, and the highest point in the British Isles outside the Scottish Highlands. It is located in Snowdonia National Park in Gwynedd, and has been described as - probably the busiest mountain in Britain. It is designated as a national nature reserve for its rare flora and fauna.
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SharonKL
 
SharonKL May 09, 2015
Awesome picture...your photos and info behind them make me want to visit these places!
adrianevans
adrianevans July 18, 2016
Thank you, well worth a visit :)
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