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Scarth Hall, South Green, Staindrop (Staindrop)

Staindrop's Scarth Memorial Village Hall was built in 1875 in memory of Mr. T.F. Scarth; land agent to the Dukes of Cleveland of Raby Castle. An upstairs room was added after the First World War to commemorate the men from Staindrop who died in that conflict. During the Second World War, the Hall was used to provide N.A.A.F.I. facilities to soldiers stationed in Staindrop. In the late 1940/50's there was a cinema in the Hall. Another use of the memorial room was as a Reading Room with the hall providing a collection of newspapers and books for the local community. (1-3)

Reference number:D49681
Historical period: Victorian (1837 to 1901)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Staindrop

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