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Stafford Orchard Heritage Boards

The park contains a number of information boards designed to raise awareness of the park's heritage, history and ecology. The board content is available below as PDF files.

 The Entrance Plaza  The Entrance Plaza
Information about the origins of the park, the redesign in 2009 and the park management.
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 The Old Lockup  The Old Lockup
The history of the listed Lock Up building and the stocks.
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 The Swyne Green  The Swyne Green
How the land and brook within and adjacent to the original Stafford Orchard was used over the years.
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 The 82nd Airborne Gate  The 82nd Airborne Gate
Information about the 1944 Quorn Camp, the Nijmegen Stone, and the presentation of the avenue of fifty lime trees in memory of the fallen of the 82nd Airborne Division.
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 School Lane Gate  School Lane Gate
When the bridge over the brook was built, information about Wright's factory, and photographs of children playing in School Lane and the Rev. Foord-Kelcey riding the first pneumatic tyred bicycle seen in the village.
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 The Natural Life of Stafford Orchard  The Natural Life of Stafford Orchard
The ecology of the park with images of birds and animals likely to be seen in the park and along the brook.
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 The old Saint Bartholomew's Primary School  The old Saint Bartholomew's Primary School
Historical information about the Old School, extracts from school logs, and the school's connection with D H Lawrence.
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