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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 22nd March, 2008)

St Georges

St Georges
The old St Georges School, Longshoot

Photo: Dave  (Nikon D2Xs : Nikon 17-55mm F2.8 DX)
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Comment by: Jo Anne on 22nd March 2008 at 13:34

The school building is doing a good job of hiding there, Dave :o)
It is an impressive building - 4 storeys(?) high - your setting gives an interesting, different perspective.

Comment by: emps on 22nd March 2008 at 14:58

would like to see that in black and white, bet it'd look like a great halloween picture, its even spooky in colour!

Comment by: zoe on 22nd March 2008 at 15:37

when i was in my teens we used to hang around that area, we thought it was haunted, used to go as fast as we could past it at night, great pic

Comment by: Jean J on 22nd March 2008 at 23:00

And now its a nursing home.

Comment by: danni on 23rd March 2008 at 20:45

I was in the infant school there in the mid 60's. Miss Taberner scared me too death !!!!

Comment by: Dave on 24th March 2008 at 21:08

I went to that school in the late 50's and early 60' until I went to Wigan Grammar school.

Miss Tabener was and as far as I know still is a wonderfull lady. Last time I was visiting from the US a couple of years ago I ran into her in town.

Comment by: Helen Flowerr (Finney) on 11th December 2009 at 10:02

I went to the school about 1960 my mother went to school with Mr Spencer. We lived in oxford st. before we went to Australia

Comment by: tom on 16th March 2023 at 11:57

started st georges 1946 didnt learn me a thing teachers just liked to dish out punishment they would have been done for assault now .

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