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Feb 28, 2024

Neath's narrow workhouse

Social reformer Joseph Rowntree visited many institutions but none prepared him for the cramped and "manifestly unsuitable" site of Neath workhouse. If you scan the HistoryPoints QR codes at the building, you'll see how ...

the facility was squeezed into a strip between a road and a canal, giving the building - known as Lletty Nedd - an elongated layout. For more about the workhouse, use your smartphone to scan the QR codes by the entrance to Afan Veterinary Centre, or click here