SO8142 : Hanley Swan C of E primary school

taken 7 years ago, near to Hanley Swan, Worcestershire, Great Britain

Hanley Swan C of E primary school
Hanley Swan C of E primary school
A Church of England "controlled" school on the Welland Road next to the village hall.
It was built around 1861 as a "school for the education of children and adults or children only of the Labouring, Manufacturing or other poorer classes."
In 1947 it became solely a primary school.
Notice how the older part of the school, with Malvern granite walls, looks just like a chapel - for indeed it was also used as a chapel of ease for the inhabitants of the Swan Green area (now called Hanley Swan) until St Gabriel's church was built.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 September, 2011
Category
primary school   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8116 4244 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:4.7996N 2:16.5798W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8118 4242
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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