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Monday Memory - The Great Room

The Great Room at Claremont is one of the most striking rooms in the mansion. What was the Great Room used for when you attended Claremont?
18 May 2020
United Kingdom
Monday Memories
The Great Room circa
The Great Room circa
The Great Room at Claremont is one of the most striking rooms in the mansion. Since becoming a school in 1931, the Great Room has been a gymnasium, class room and library. Today it is used for assemblies, music performances, celebrations and examinations. What was the Great Room used for when you attended Claremont?

If you would like to know more about the history of claremont, you can now download a free booklet from the resources page on the alumni website www.claremontfancourtalumni.co.uk/resources

circa 1848 - When the French royals lived at Claremont

circa 1890 - when the Duke and Duchess of Albany lived at Claremont

circa 1922 - When American shipping magnet Sir William Corry lived at Claremont 

circa 2006 - As the school library, Mrs Bradley at her desk

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