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A picture tour of Low Ackworth - in the county of West Yorkshire
Ackworth School
Ackworth School - by Stan Walker ©
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Photographer: © Stan Walker (Gallery)(4th November 2010)
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Ackworth School

A branch of The London Foundling Hospital was founded here at Ackworth in 1841 where abandoned children were sent up from London and brought up in local cottages mainly on Seaton's Farm, in 1846 a decision was made to build a hospital at Ackworth and so 58 acres of land were bought from Farmer Seaton it was another 11 years before building begun in 1757 it opened in 1759.
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Camera Make: RICOH Model: Caplio R2
Exposure Program: Program, Focal length: 6.1999998092651 mm, Aperture: f 4, ISO: 100, Exposure time: 3253763/1073741824 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: October 2, 2010, 1:56 pm
ImageID:1127624, Image size: 2048 x 1536 pixels

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