Rear view of Cambria House, Mill Street. At the time our photo was taken this part of the building was used by the ambulance service. During its lifetime, though, it had seen many uses. Just before World War II Basque refugee children were given a safe haven here. During the war it was used by the military. More recently it housed library books.

This section of the building was erected in the mid nineteenth century as an extension to the workhouse. Both the older building and the original workhouse can be seen in a view of the fronts of the buildings - click here.

Cambria House was demolished in 1982. The site was used as an ambulance depot until 1997. Now private houses occupy this part of Mill Street.

Rear view of Cambria House Caerleon
photo: T Ward
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