Old Gas Lamp

Gas Lamp StJohn's Bridge © David Forward

Gas Lamp StJohn’s Bridge © David Forward

This is the remains of a gas lamp that used to light the road. When James Jones was Mayor, he had the lamp removed as he could not see why the Borough Council should pay to light the Rural District Council’s half of the bridge.

Source :-  An Historical Guide to Malmesbury – ISBN 0-9356692-1-1

The dismataling of the Malmesbury Gas & Coke Company gasometers © Malmesbury Memories

The dismataling of the Malmesbury Gas & Coke Company gasometers © Malmesbury Memories

The Malmesbury Gas & Coke Company © Malmesbury Memories

The Malmesbury Gas & Coke Company © Malmesbury Memories

17 August, 2017
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