Heritage Open Days: Ackworth School

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Ackworth School

Pontefract Road

Ackworth

WF7 7LT

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Originally a Thomas Coram foundling hospital, the site was purchased by the Society of Friends in the 1770s for the establishment of a school. The school was founded in 1779 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) to educate boys and girls. Join us for a guided tour of these are extensive and impressive buildings. Visitors will have access to the exterior and to the main rooms on the ground floor.

Sunday 15 September:
Tour 11:00
Sunday 22 September:
Tour 11:00

This event is part of the Heritage Open Days 2019 festival. The festival provides a change to explore buildings, gardens and places of historic interest not normally open to the public, as they open their doors to everyone free of charge. For more information on this and other events in Pontefract, please visit www.heritageopendays.org.uk.

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Ackworth School

Pontefract Road

Ackworth

WF7 7LT

United Kingdom

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