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Newtown floods 1960

This is a collection of Newtown flooding in the 1960's.

Part of the Clywedog valley in the hills above Llanidloes near Staylittle, pictured in the 1960s. The valley was to be submerged after the completion of the Clywedog dam in 1967. The dam and reservoir were designed to hold back winter rains and alleviate...
The photograph was taken looking down towards Back Lane, Newtown.
The photograph was taken looking down towards Broad Street, Newtown.
This is a view of Gas Street showing the entrance to the old gas works.
The photograph shows the Post Office at Newtown.
The photograph was taken from Robert Owen's Park. The building with the Georgian windows is Newtown Post Office.
The photograph was taken from Newtown Hall grounds overlooking Newtown Bowling Club.
 
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Thank you to pupils of Penygloddfa CP School who joined us for Kids Take Over the Library day and created this collection for us. Maldwyn Treasures, Newtown Library.