Abbot Beyne High School, Winshill, Burton-upon-Trent

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Description:Inside a classroom at the Linell Building, Abbot Beyne High School, Winshill, Burton-upon-Trent. William Beyne, Abbot of Burton Abbey, endowed a grammar school in the early 16th century, it was opened by 1531. The boys’ grammar school moved to Winshill in 1957. It was administered by the County Borough of Burton upon Trent, and known as The Grammar School with about 600 boys. The girls’ high school opened in 1928. In 1975 the grammar school was merged with the Burton on Trent Girls’ High School and Ada Chadwick Secondary Modern School to become Abbot Beyne mixed Comprehensive School on Mill Hill Lane.

This image is from a collection of photographs of Burton upon Trent commissioned and assembled by Burton upon Trent Civic Society as a record of the town in the year 2000.

Text and photograph © Burton upon Trent Civic Society

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Creators: Ian Bennett and Ian Eccleshall of Messrs. Bennett, Lovatt & Associates (Photography) - Creator

Image courtesy of: Burton upon Trent Civic Society

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Source: Burton upon Trent Civic Society

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