Dunstable Grammar School WW2

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Reference WMO260307


Ashton Grove

High Street North




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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Incised
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: An engraved oak board with a metal longsword in the centre located in what was the school library. An oak moulding surround, and a Tudor rose boss at each corner. The grammar school became Ashton Middle School which was closed in 2014, the site is currently under development. WMT have received assurances that the memorial will be preserved in situ. 2019, the former library contains the marketing suite for the Ashton Grove development. The rest of the school building has been converted to flats, and further homes are being built on the school grounds. The former library is marked as 'community room' on the site plan in the sales brochure.
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