Friday, October 17, 2014

Kuala Lipis Residency Building


Residency Building

Residency Building was built in 1922 and located at the top of Resident Hill in Kuala Lipis.

Residency Building

The building was the residential of British Officers during the British occupancy in Pahang.

Residency Building

Hugh Clifford was the first occupant of Residency Building who was the Resident of British Colonial in Pahang.

Residency Building

Residency Building was remained as dwelling building for British Residents until the outbreak of World War Two from 1942 to 1945.

Residency Building

From 1950 to 1965, Kuala Lipis Residency Building was turned into a hostel for Clifford School pupils.

Residency Building

After that, Residency Building was desolated before using as government rest house in 1983.

Residency Building

In 1983, Lipis Museum Corner was set up at Residency Building for displaying cultural and historical information of Kuala Lipis.

Residency Building

During our visit to Residency Building in 2013, the building have become a lodging place that’s Resident Inn.

Residency Building

According to a woman me met at Residency Building, there were workers of Penjom Gold Mine staying at Resident Inn.

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Friday, October 10, 2014

Kuala Lipis Clifford School


Kuala Lipis Clifford School

We dropped by Clifford Secondary School during our visit to Kuala Lipis.

Kuala Lipis Clifford School

This photo shows the location of Clifford Secondary School. The School is located by the riverside of Lipis River.

Kuala Lipis Clifford School

Clifford Secondary School was built in 1913 to commemorate the British Resident, Hugh Clifford.

Kuala Lipis Clifford School

Based on this notice board in the school compound, Clifford Secondary School is a reputable clusters school.

Kuala Lipis Clifford School

The school had achieved excellent performance for years under the guidance of the principal and the efforts of dedicated teachers.

Clifford School Malay Hostel

This is a heritage building in Clifford Secondary School. It was completed in 1926 to accommodate Malay pupils. That's why the building was named as Malay Hostel.

Clifford School Malay Hostel

The Malay Hostel is still remained perfectly till now. Currently, the building has transformed into classrooms for teaching activities.

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