Tyne & Wear HER: 6357
Grid ref: NZ21656360

South Benwell School (1893 - 1980)


South Benwell School was located near the bottom of Atkinson Road in Benwell and opened in 1893. By the early 20th century the school had over 1,000 pupils (age 5 to 12), with class sizes sometimes exceeding 60 pupils! The school was informally known as "Coxie's", based on the scool's first headmaster -Mr Cox.[1] The school closed in 1980 and the building was demolished in 1994.
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South Benwell School

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South Benwell School

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052054:South Benwell Primary School South Benwell Unknown 1988

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