Over The Years

26 April 2021 ยท

We had great fun looking at old photos of places in Barry then comparing how they look now!!

The Bathing Pool – Barry Island

Barry Island Promenade

Battery Hill – Barry Island

Broad Street

High Street Police Station

Thompson Street

Windsor Road

Dinham Hall

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