Bingham House, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes
N 51° 43.018 W 001° 57.982
30U E 571405 N 5730064
Quick Description: Bingham House, 1 Dyer Street, Cirencester
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/20/2017 6:45:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMVHA4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
At one time a library that has now moved to a nearby building, Bingham House is now both a gallery and also the home of the Cirencester Town Council. Organisations like the Chamber of Commerce and the Retail Forum also make use of meeting rooms.

Text of the plaque:-
Daniel George Bingham (1830-1913) was born in Black Jack Street and began his career with the Great Western Railway Company at the town's station before moving to Utrecht where he helped to reorganise the Dutch railway network. In 1905 he used his personal wealth as a benefactor to build and endow the Bingham Library, a 'Noble Gift' to hisnative town. The library moved to new premises in 1975 since when the building has continued to be owned and managed as a public resource by the Bingham Library Trust.
Blue Plaque managing agency: Cirencester Civic Society

Individual Recognized: Bingham House

Physical Address:
1 Dyer Street
CIrencester, England


Web Address: Not listed

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