(Poole’s Synod Hall)

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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04/10/2019