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Wanlockhead Miners’ Library

Period:
19th Century
Description:

This Grade A Listed Building supersedes three earlier buildings which were used to house the book collection and was built in 1850 with donations from the membership amounting to £126.00. The Library was founded on 1st November 1756 and is the second oldest workers’ subscription library in Europe.

Materials/Media:
stone
Source:
Museum of Lead Mining
Digital Number:
WHBU001n
Creation Date:
1850
Copyright:
Wanlockhead Museum Trust