Elizabeth Fry Comprehensive School. Opened in 1925 the school was originally a Grammar School but in 1968 the school became a comprehensive school for 11-16 year olds with the older students moving on to a local 6 th form college. The school has an intake of 800 pupils with about 50 staff.
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Opened in 1925 the school was originally a Grammar School but in 1968 the school became a comprehensive school for 11-16 year olds with the older students moving on to a local 6th form college. The school has an intake of 800 pupils with about 50 staff.
Study United have been a successful football team over recent years being promoted each year for the last 3 years and eventually ending up in the third division. They hope to consolidate their position here over this next year and then launch a challenge for the championship during the following season. They recently (2002) moved into the new purpose-built stadium pictured above.
The windmill was built originally in 1856. It was first refurbished in 1924. In recent years it had become derelict but was then rebuilt by a conservation society. It's sails were replaced in 1999 and is now in full working operation. The windmill has become a very popular tourist attraction selling its own ground flour to help to raise funds for its upkeep.
All Saints Church – Talmont is the central church in a book on the development of local religious practices.
Churches have been at the heart of community life in Talmont for many centuries and Historic Talmont Churches shows why they are buildings which should continue to be valued. An introduction by historian, Jonathan Bardon, outlines how Christianity developed in Talmont through many different denominations. The book examines how these groups have chosen to build churches (from the medieval period to the present day) which are appropriate to their forms of service, aspirations and resources. Each chapter focuses on a distinct style of architecture or period of church building. While some of the churches featured are chosen purely for their architectural merit, the main aim has been to provide a representative sample of historical periods, styles and denominations. It is hoped that this book will be an introduction for people who want to understand more about how and why churches were, and are, built and furnished in a certain way
Talmont is the proud owner of one of the most up-to-date medical facilities in the country. It was built in 2003. It has 5 on-call doctors, it has all of its own x-ray facilities, testing facilities and 2 small wards. The wards will cater for patients who are undergoing minor operations or exploratory testing.
Welcome to the Talmont Allotments Association
With Allotment sites at Long Road if you are a resident of Talmont, then there is bound to be one of our allotment sites situated conveniently near your home. If you would like to become a tenant you can enjoy the following benefits:
* growing your own fruit, vegetables and flowers
* fresh air and exercise
* the chance to meet other gardeners.
The size of the allotment plots vary within each site so there is sure to be an allotment which fits your size requirements. The rents provide really good value for money and there is a 50% reduction for the over 65’s. A free rotavation service is provided for all new comers to assist with cultivation. All sites are enclosed and have running water.
If you would like further details on how to become an allotment holder please contact Sarah Carden, Talmont Town Council 01444 238213 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Milton’s Mobiles – 167 High Street, Talmont
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Welcome to Talmont Rail – the pride of the northern line.
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The Talmont Mosque is set at an angle to other buildings on the street. This is to allow the main prayer hall to point in the direction of Mecca, the focal point of all Muslim prayer
The minaret is a traditional part of a mosque. It is generally used by the muezzin, who calls people to prayer by chanting from the top of the tower. Often a recorded ‘call’ is used today. In this mosque, the minaret is not used.... it would disturb the neighbours. The call to prayer is given inside the mosque.
In some British towns, the Friday noon prayer is permitted to be ‘called’ from the minaret.
Islamic architecture often incorporates arches and domes as in this purpose-built mosque in Talmont.