Athenaeum, Lynn Street, Hartlepool

  • Description

    The Athenaeum, built 1851/2 was one of the earliest buildings in West Hartlepool. It was a place for educating the local population and included a library, newsroom, classrooms and a laboratory. Victorian dignatories including Charles Dickens gave lectures there. It is still used as a meeting place. Photographs by Douglas Ferriday and Hartlepool Library Friends Group.
  • Owner

    Hartlepool Libraries
  • Source

    Flickr (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? All Rights Reserved (Seek permission to reuse)
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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    Picture Taken: 2010-10-08T06:16:19
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