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WSB thru portal of Calvinistic Methodist Chapel in Brecon 1961

June 4, 2015

Burroughs I Knew

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WSB thru portal of Calvinistic Methodist Chapel in Brecon 1961

see full article in http://www.blfhs.co.uk  and join-up Breconshire Local & Family History Society (BLFHS)

A Brecon Street Scene

and its link to the ‘Beat Generation’

by John Ball, August 2014

 

Residents and visitors in Brecon will recognise at once that this is the entry to Bethel Square off Lion Street, the square that was once the site of Bethel Calvinistic Methodist Chapel (now Boots the Chemist). Originally the archway was the entry to the historic Golden Lion Inn, a coaching inn where guests could disembark under the arch and out of the weather.BCL Company advert

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“The next photo on the film strip has Burroughs standing inside the arch. The wall behind him is covered in chalked graffiti. A few years later, in 1965, a section of this photo was used on the cover of an important and…

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