As with most hills around
This is the
The statues of these deities blend in with the surroundings
But Gunong Cheroh in the 19th century was a landmark on the
Food and supplies would be loaded at TA for delivery to miners and agents at
1) Gopeng . Its port or landing stage was at Kota Bahru. And
2) Papan. Its landing stage was at Batu Gajah.
The whole journey from TA to
As the river beyond G. Cheroh was too rocky for boats to pass the journey would be completed using elephant or bullock cart.
The return journey would see a load of tin being carried down river for shipment to
Assuming a boat was reaching towards Gunong Cheroh this is probably the view they would see ie the bare faced limestone cliffs protruding above the river.
Even after ‘
As this was the furthest point upriver it naturally evolved for
This Heritage map of
ref marker #’s
34) The Straits Trading Company warehouse. It was a collection center for tin ore.
12) The Mercantile Bank
13) The Chartered Bank
17) The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation.
Places of worship
54) Paloh Khoo Miu
64) Masjid Dato Panglima Kinta
31) Tat Loo Club & Perak Chinese Mining Association.
46) Han Chin Pet Soo – the Hakka tin miners clubhouse.
71) Chinese Association Buildings
16) Dramatist Hostel.The Theatre used to be next to it.
28) Panglima Lane better known as 2nd
47) Lam Looking Bazaar and Celestial Cabaret.