Poole’s Synod Hall
Country of Issue: UK (Edinburgh) Manufacturer: J.R.Gaunt Diameter: 38mm
Coin Dates: (Known to Exist) 1928, 1929
Reverse Legend: “Good Luck from "Poole's Synod Hall” above farthing. Obverse Legend: “Keep me and you will never be broke”,Initials J.R.G below (J.R.Gaunt)
(Images of Encased Farthing Courtesy of Markus M)
Opened in 1875 as theatre, by architects J Murray Bell
and FT Pilkington. Used as the UP Synod Hall from 1877.
Poole's Diorama shows from around 1906. Converted to a
full-time cinema from 1928.
Closed on 30th October 1965.
Demolished, March-April, 1966.
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