Beckington, Ravenscroft School c.1950

Beckington, Ravenscroft School c.1950

Neg. B402004

Memories of Beckington

Strange But True

Our first home was a ground floor bedsit at 40 Castle Corner opposite the castle. The old part of the road formed a hammer head and had three parking bays. One dark rainy winters night my husband parked outside and ran in ...Read full memory

Beckington

Not a memory just interested as you can see my name is Beckington !!!

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History

A fine stone village a mile from Frome, Beckington has some superb stone houses and a church with an excellent Norman tower. The Castle, in 1955 the Ravenscroft School, a boys' prep school, is a late 16th-century house of three storeys with gabled attics and a three-storey porch and stair turret, both crowned with medieval-style battlements.