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Stanhope Primary School

A Memory of Ashford

I have really good memories of going to Stanhope Primary School along Kingsnorth Road, Ashford.
Are there any old photos of the school? I know it has been pulled down.. such a beautiful old building.

A memory shared by Janet Cannon , on Dec 18th, 2013.

Comments & feedback

Mon Dec 7th 2015, at 5:29 pm

lfostermiddleton commented:

I was one of the pupils to attend Stanhope the day it opened. It was exciting to be in such a wonderful building. I still remember the beautiful tree at the front door. So sad to read that it has been demolished. I later went to Willesborough school when we moved there. Another small school but not the same as Stanhope which has warm memories for me.

Mon Dec 7th 2015, at 8:47 pm

janandgeoff15 commented:

I went to Stanhope primary in 1951,That beautiful willow tree, the stables at the back of the school, and our nature walks we had. I later went on to South Secondary School for Girls in Jemmett road.

Mon Jun 20th 2016, at 11:07 pm

janandgeoff15 commented:

I attended Stanhope 1951, I remember Mrs Pickles as one of my teachers, later Mr winters was my teacher and Mr Spencer our head master. Also I went on to the South secondary school for girls.Miss pyke was our head mistress. I was sad that they pulled down Stanhope it was a beautiful place I to went on the nature walks, The beautiful driveway leading up to the school once through those white gates.

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