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Oct 21, 2014

Telescopic sites in Swansea

In its heyday as a port, Swansea had a dozen companies making chronometers and other nautical instruments, including telescopes. The Cousens family ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

business, at 20 Wind Street for decades, was described as a chronometer maker and optician. For more on this aspect of Swansea's past - and to see a photo of a sturdy Cousens telescope of 1890 - scan the QR codes in the window of The Adelphi in Wind Street. Or click here