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Former Diocesan School, Vernon Street

This grade II listed building is located at 73, Friar Gate with a facade on Vernon Street. It was built in 1841 as a Diocesan school where Rev Cannon Massey and Fred Adcock were the longtime secretary and headmaster during the late Victorian to 1912 period. They were succeeded by Rev FS Boissier and Corneluis Swanson. Around 1935 the principal, Raymond C Swanson announced that the school was to be…