Archive for the ‘HISTORY’ Category

Torridon Road Library Commemorative Plaque

January 20, 2009

This plaque commemorative is in the foyer of Torridon Road Library.  It commemorates the opening of the library on the 30th November 1907.

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Torridon Road Library Centenary Cake

January 19, 2009

On November 28th 2007, Torridon Road Library celebrated its 100th birthday.  Amidst the revelry on the day a cake was presented with a picture of the library printed on the icing!

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Plans of Torridon Road Library

January 19, 2009

Elevation, section and ground plan from The Building News, March 3rd, 1907.

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Floor plan (detail from The Building News, March 3rd 1907)21

Images of Torridon Library

January 19, 2009

 Torridon Road Library was officially opened on the 30th November 1907.  Below are some photos/pictures of the library.  The first three are courtesy of the Local History and Archive Centre.  The fourth was taken by a member of staff at the library.

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c.1905

 

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From The Building News, March 3rd, 1907.

 

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c. 1950

 

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