Flint library

Brief description

The architect was John Welsh. The original building was opened in 1840 and was the Town Hall – (the Carnegie grant funded alterations to establish the library). A grand stone building, the Flint local history site shares the following information: “A free Library was established with a contribution of £200 from the Carnegie Trust. The library was formally opened in the Town Hall on 21st August 1903 by the Mayor Mr. T. W. Hughes. The librarian was Mr. E. J. Hughes.”

Awarded Grade II listing in 1972

Current status: Now offices (2021)

  • Year grant given (if known):
  • Amount of grant: £200
  • Year opened (and by who – if known): 21 Augutst 1903, by the Mayor, Mr T W Hughes

Photo of library in 2020 :

Photo credit: Oriel Prizeman 2020. Image shared under CC license CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0 Cardiff University AHRC Shelf Life project

Old photo of library (postcard):

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