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Market Hall, Birmingham, 1941 AA42/00726
The High Street elevation of Market Hall showing damage caused by an incendiary attack. Bull Ring, Birmingham. Photographed by G B Mason for the National Buildings Record, 1941. The former Market Hall dated from the 1830s. It was destroyed during the Birmingham Blitz and remained as an empty shell until it was demolished in 1963 as part of the Bull Ring Centre development. This view shows the windows bricked up and the roof missing as a result of the incendiary devices dropped on the 25th August 1940.
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No 1 Dix's Field, Exeter - before BB42_00611
No 1 Dixas Field, Exeter, Devon, 1942. Pre-bomb damage. Photographed by Margaret Tomlinson (1905-77) for the National Buildings Record. Silver gelatin glass plate negative. The elegant, Regency-style No 1 Dixas Field in Exeter, was recorded before and after a Baedeker bombing raid in 1942. Based in Devon, Margaret Tomlinson was an architect and architectural historian who was ideally placed to record threatened buildings in the cities of Exeter and Plymouth. She photographed for the National Buildings Record (NBR) from 1941 and also worked as a NBR investigator from 1943. After the war she was active in the revival of the Victoria History of the Counties of England and was a listing investigator with the Ministry of Town and Country Planning.
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