Monday, October 3, 2016

Swindon Maternity Home

Kingshill House was home to a number of colourful characters before Swindon Corporation acquired it and transformed it into a maternity home in 1933.

Yesterday the present owner's Kingshill Trust (Community of Faith) opened their doors and invited those who had been born there to come and have a look around.

Today the beautifully restored property has a number of functions including crisis care facilities, community rooms and the new Urban Monk Coffee Shop open Fridays from midday.

Read more about Kingshill House, the disreputable A.E. Woodland and his moonseed bitters in the Winter edition of Swindon Heritage.

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