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West Midlands from the Air Gallery

Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and the West Midlands

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Coventry Cathedral EAW024986 Featured West Midlands from the Air Image

Coventry Cathedral EAW024986

COVENTRY CATHEDRAL. The old Cathedral was destroyed by incendiary bombs on 14 November 1940, with only its spire and outer walls surviving. Seen here from the air in July 1949 the Cathedral is surrounded by empty plots where other buildings were destroyed in the Coventry Blitz. The interior of the Cathedral had been cleared and looks very much as it still does today. A new Cathedral was completed on adjoining land in 1962. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

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Worcester in 1948 RAF_541_143_rp_3015 Featured West Midlands from the Air Image

Worcester in 1948 RAF_541_143_rp_3015

RAF Vertical aerial photograph of Worcester taken on August 24, 1948. The River Severn runs from bottom (north) to top (south) with the Cathedral top left and Worcester racecourse at Pitchcroft also on the left bank. On the right bank can be seen the County Cricket Ground at New Road, the suburb of St Johns and a variety of wartime buildings including the site of what later became the University of Worcester

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Tixall 29977_010 Featured West Midlands from the Air Image

Tixall 29977_010

The Gatehouse, Tixall, Staffordshire. 16th century survival of the hall which was demolished in 1927. Now in the care of the Landmark Trust. Photographed in August 2016

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