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HODs – Education spanning 600 years
September 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Part of the Lincolnshire HODs Festival 2022
Our School was built in 1484, by William of Wainfleet, known also as the founder of Magdalen College, Oxford. The scholars of yesteryear learned Latin and Greek here, and were taught in a religious setting, as William was the Bishop of Winchester. An important man, he also became Lord Chancellor to the King in later life; the highest attainable office in the state. This 538 year-old building stands today, housing a Lending Library on the ground floor, with a Museum on the first floor. Both are open for Heritage Open Days with special exhibitions on how education developed over the last 600 years.
Booklet Number: 44a
Address: Magdalen Community Hub, 10 St Johns Street, Wainfleet, PE24 4EN. There is an 18 step spiral staircase, leading to the first floor.
Time: Fri 9th -Sun 11th & Fri 16th – Sun 18th 10.00 – 16.00
Booking required: No