SO6107 : Dean Field Studies Centre, Parkend

taken 4 years ago, near to Parkend, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Dean Field Studies Centre, Parkend
Dean Field Studies Centre, Parkend
Originally the engine house of the iron works, built about 1800, complete with tall chimney stack that was demolished in 1908. In 1910 it became the Forester Training School [labelled as Woodmen's School on the 1922 OS map], and during WWII 400 members of the Women's Land Army were trained there. Since 1972 it has been used as a field studies centre for Bristol schools.
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SO6107, 189 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 2 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Educational sites  Industry 
Place (from Tags)
Gloucestershire  Parkend  Forest of Dean 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6165 0790 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:46.1072N 2:33.4291W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6166 0785
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Field Studies Centre  Iron Works (Former) 

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