Saturday, March 22, 2008

Pocklington Pictures

More Pocklington pictures - this time we're in George Street, with the fire station, bus station and the gymnasium of Pocklington School.

Pocklington School Gymnasium. It used to be the railway station for the town, but was closed in 1965 following the Beeching report. The Gymnasium retains many of the beautiful features of the original building though.

In an interesting aside, the joys of Wikipedia are pretty obvious again. I searched for "Pocklington School Wikipedia" in google and got this:

It's not in the main listing but just shows the sort of fun abuse public school children can have with editable pages.

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