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Background imageWwii Collection: The Great Hall Norwich, 1942 a42_03739

The Great Hall Norwich, 1942 a42_03739
The Great Hall, Oak Street, Norwich, Norfolk. The interior of a first floor room in The Great Hall at Flowerpot Yard showing bomb damage

Background imageWwii Collection: Oak Street Norwich, 1942 a42_03736

Oak Street Norwich, 1942 a42_03736
Oak Street, Norwich, Norfolk. The houses at 110 to 98 Oak Street showing bomb damage

Background imageWwii Collection: The Great Hall Norwich, 1942 a42_03738

The Great Hall Norwich, 1942 a42_03738
The Great Hall, Oak Street, Norwich, Norfolk. The south elevation of The Great Hall at Flowerpot Yard showing bomb damage

Background imageWwii Collection: Horsefair Birmingham, 1941 a42_00440

Horsefair Birmingham, 1941 a42_00440
Colonial Buildings, 7 Horsefair, Ladywood, Birmingham. The premises of the Birmingham Tube and Fittings Company Limited on the corner of Horsefair and Windmill Street

Background imageWwii Collection: Cow Lane Coventry, 1941 a42_00357

Cow Lane Coventry, 1941 a42_00357
Baker Billing and Crows Charity School, Cow Lane, Coventry. The front elevation of Baker, Billing and Crows Charity School on Cow Lane showing the entrance to Pressings Limited Cow Lane Works

Background imageWwii Collection: New Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00327

New Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00327
New Street, Coventry. The exterior of 30 New Street with a woman standing in the doorway of the house holding a baby and the windows boarded as a result of bomb damage

Background imageWwii Collection: Blyth blockhouse DP087767

Blyth blockhouse DP087767
Former military structure, Links Road, Blyth, Northumberland. Concrete blockhouse and observation post at the harbour entrance

Background imageWwii Collection: High Street Sutton Coldfield, 1942 a42_03367

High Street Sutton Coldfield, 1942 a42_03367
High Street, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham. The front elevation of 20-24 High Street, including the premises of Boots the Chemists

Background imageWwii Collection: New Street Worcester, 1942 a42_03571

New Street Worcester, 1942 a42_03571
New Street, Worcester. The exterior of 4 Corn Market and 30 New Street, part of King Charles House, viewed from Corn Market

Background imageWwii Collection: St Bartholomews Heigham, 1942 a42_03745

St Bartholomews Heigham, 1942 a42_03745
St Bartholomews Church, St Bartholomews Close, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk. St Bartholomews Church viewed from the south showing bomb damage

Background imageWwii Collection: Norfolk Iron Works Norwich, 1942 a42_03733

Norfolk Iron Works Norwich, 1942 a42_03733
Norfolk Iron Works, Coslany Street, Norwich. The front elevation of 24 Coslany Street showing bomb damage, with number 22 visible in the background

Background imageWwii Collection: Friar Gate Derby, 1941 a42_00903

Friar Gate Derby, 1941 a42_00903
115A - 117A Friar Gate, Derby. The exterior of 115A-117A Friar Gate, premises of Wendy (115A), The Berlitz School of Languages (116) and The Friary Salon (117)

Background imageWwii Collection: Watts Warehouse Manchester a42_01751

Watts Warehouse Manchester a42_01751
WATTS WAREHOUSE, PORTLAND STREET, MANCHESTER. A detailed view of Watts Warehouse, now the Brittania Hotel, showing three bays of the basement to second floor

Background imageWwii Collection: Market Hall Birmingham, 1941 a42_00727

Market Hall Birmingham, 1941 a42_00727
Market Hall, Worcester Street, Bull Ring, Birmingham. Construction workers beside a traction engine inside the bombed out shell of the Market Hall. The former Market Hall dated from the 1830s

Background imageWwii Collection: St Thomas Church Birminghma, 1941 a42_00588

St Thomas Church Birminghma, 1941 a42_00588
St Thomass Church, Bath Row, Lee Bank, Birmingham. The tower and portico of St Thomass Church viewed from the north showing bomb damage

Background imageWwii Collection: Fleet Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00533

Fleet Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00533
5 - 5A Fleet Street, Coventry. The exterior of 5 and 5A Fleet Street, premises of H E Bass, Furrier and Simmons, Drapers. Evidence of damage caused by air raids can be seen to adjacent buildings

Background imageWwii Collection: Much Park Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00362

Much Park Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00362
8 - 10 Much Park Street, Coventry. Exterior view showing a policeman walking past the front elevation of 8-10 Much Park Street, premises of C. G. Hewitt

Background imageWwii Collection: Greyfriars Lane Coventry, 1941 a42_00358

Greyfriars Lane Coventry, 1941 a42_00358
27 - 28 Greyfriars Lane, Coventry. The front elevation of 27 and 28 Greyfriars Lane and the access to Court 6, showing evidence of bomb damage

Background imageWwii Collection: Little Park Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00356

Little Park Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00356
Court 20, Little Park Street, Coventry. The exterior of numbers 5 and 6, Court 20, accessed between 92 and 93 Little Park Street, showing the roof covered by tarpaulin

Background imageWwii Collection: Little Park Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00353

Little Park Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00353
Court 16, Little Park Street, Coventry. The houses of Court 16 at the east side of Little Park Street showing damage caused by air raids

Background imageWwii Collection: Jordan Well Coventry, 1941 a42_00339

Jordan Well Coventry, 1941 a42_00339
20 - 21 Jordan Well, Coventry. The exterior of 20 and 21 Jordan Well, premises of L H Fearis Ltd. and Tom Pollard, showing damage to the upper storey windows

Background imageWwii Collection: New Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00325

New Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00325
New Street, Coventry. The exterior of 22 New Street. The houses appears to be abandoned, probably following damage during the Coventry Blitz

Background imageWwii Collection: Corporation Street Birmingham, 1941 a42_00402

Corporation Street Birmingham, 1941 a42_00402
Coleridge Chambers, 175 - 177 Corporation Street, Birmingham. Coleridge Chambers, home of the Ideal Benefit Society and Barclays Bank, at 175-177 Corporation Street

Background imageWwii Collection: St Johns Church, Deritend, 1942 a42_00201

St Johns Church, Deritend, 1942 a42_00201
St Johns Church, High Street Deritend, Deritend, Birmingham. The south elevation and tower of St Johns Church showing bomb damage. This building of 1735 replaced an earlier chapel of 1380

Background imageWwii Collection: Chapel House Deritend, 1941 a42_00470

Chapel House Deritend, 1941 a42_00470
Chapel House, Chapel House Street, Deritend, Digbeth, Birmingham. The exterior of Chapel House showing broken windows, probably a result of bomb damage

Background imageWwii Collection: Union Street Ladywood Birmingham, 1941 a42_00461

Union Street Ladywood Birmingham, 1941 a42_00461
Midland House, 27 - 30 Union Street, Ladywood, Birmingham. Midland House, the premises of Chamberlain King & Jones Limited, at 27-30 Union Street and 12 Union Passage, showing bomb damage

Background imageWwii Collection: Great Western Arcade Birmingham, 1941 a42_00436

Great Western Arcade Birmingham, 1941 a42_00436
GREAT WESTERN ARCADE, TEMPLE ROW, BIRMINGHAM. The entrance to the Great Western Arcade from Temple Row with two signs for ARP Shelters visible on lamp posts in the foreground

Background imageWwii Collection: St Annes Convent Deritend a42_00473

St Annes Convent Deritend a42_00473
St Annes Convent, Lowe Street, Deritend, Digbeth, Birmingham. The exterior of St Annes Convent viewed from the east showing the pre Victorian building

Background imageWwii Collection: St Annes School Deritend a42_00472

St Annes School Deritend a42_00472
St Annes School, Alcester Street, Deritend, Digbeth, Birmingham. An old man seated outside St Annes School, Alcester Street

Background imageWwii Collection: Trinity House Chapel, 1941 a41_00073

Trinity House Chapel, 1941 a41_00073
Chapel at Hull Trinity House and Statue Outside East Front, Princes Dock Street, City of Kingston upon Hull. An exterior view of the east elevation of Trinity House Chapel

Background imageWwii Collection: Corn Exchange Worcester, 1942 a42_03678

Corn Exchange Worcester, 1942 a42_03678
Corn Exchange, Angel Street, Worcester. The entrance to the Corn Exchange adorned with advertisments and promotional posters

Background imageWwii Collection: St Benedicts Norwich, 1942 a42_03731

St Benedicts Norwich, 1942 a42_03731
St Benedicts Church, St Benedicts Street, Norwich, Norfolk. The north elevation of St Benedicts Church showing bomb damage following an air raid in January 1942

Background imageWwii Collection: St Benedicts Norwich, 1942 a42_03730

St Benedicts Norwich, 1942 a42_03730
St Benedicts Church, St Benedicts Street, Norwich, Norfolk. The surviving tower of St Benedicts Church following an air raid in January 1942 which destroyed the body of the church

Background imageWwii Collection: Assemby Rooms Derby, 1941 a42_00929

Assemby Rooms Derby, 1941 a42_00929
DERBY ASSEMBLY ROOMS, MARKET PLACE, DERBY. Derbys old Assembly Rooms viewed from Market Place, converted for use as an Army Recruitment Centre. The old Assembly Rooms opened in 1774

Background imageWwii Collection: Ashbourne Road Derby, 1941 a42_00906

Ashbourne Road Derby, 1941 a42_00906
Ashbourne Road, Derby. The exterior of 32 Ashbourne Road. The upper storey windows are taped to avoid injuries from flying glass during bombing raids

Background imageWwii Collection: County Hall Coventry, 1941 a42_00527

County Hall Coventry, 1941 a42_00527
County Hall, Cuckoo Lane, Coventry. County Hall viewed from Cuckoo Lane with the tower of Holy Trinity Church in the background. The former courthouse at County Hall opened in 1783

Background imageWwii Collection: Cook Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00376

Cook Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00376
11 - 12 Cook Street, Coventry. Exterior view of the front elevation of 11-12 Cook Street, showing bomb damage. Coventry City centre was devastated by air raids in 1940

Background imageWwii Collection: Cook Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00375

Cook Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00375
COOK STREET, COVENTRY. Exterior view showing bomb damaged cottages on Cook Street

Background imageWwii Collection: Little Park Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00351

Little Park Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00351
Little Park Street, Coventry. The exterior of 92 Little Park Street showing bomb damage to the facade and notices relating to rationing and air raids posted to the boards covering the broken windows

Background imageWwii Collection: Little Park Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00350

Little Park Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00350
Little Park Street, Coventry. The exterior of 91 Little Park Street showing bomb damage to windows and the remains of 90 Little Park Street to the right of frame

Background imageWwii Collection: Little Park Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00349

Little Park Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00349
Little Park Street, Coventry. The interior of 90 Little Park Street showing bomb damage. Coventry City centre was devastated by air raids in November 1940

Background imageWwii Collection: Little Park Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00347

Little Park Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00347
Little Park Street, Coventry. The exterior of 83 Little Park Street showing damage caused during air raids. Coventry City centre was devastated by air raids in November 1940

Background imageWwii Collection: Kirby House Coventry, 1941 a42_00346

Kirby House Coventry, 1941 a42_00346
Kirby House, Little Park Street, Coventry. The rear elevation of Kirby House at 16 Little Park Street showing evidence of bomb damage

Background imageWwii Collection: Gosford Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00338

Gosford Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00338
6 - 7 Gosford Street, Coventry. The exterior of shop premises at 6 and 7 Gosford Street showing foodstuffs displayed outside number 7 and a tarpaulin covering damage to the roof of number 6

Background imageWwii Collection: Gosford Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00335

Gosford Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00335
Gosford Street, Coventry. The bomb damaged premises of H Godfrey, Tailor and Outfitter, at 112 Gosford Street showing a man sweeping the pavement at the front of the shop

Background imageWwii Collection: Mermaid Inn, 1941 a42_00333

Mermaid Inn, 1941 a42_00333
Mermaid Inn, Gosford Street, Coventry. The premises of Eavess at 110 Gosford Street, adjacent to the Mermaid Inn showing bomb damage

Background imageWwii Collection: Mermaid Inn, 1941 a42_00332

Mermaid Inn, 1941 a42_00332
Mermaid Inn, Gosford Street, Coventry. The Mermaid Inn at 109 Gosford Street. The windows of the public house are boarded, probably as a result of bomb damage

Background imageWwii Collection: Kirby House Coventry, 1941 a42_00343

Kirby House Coventry, 1941 a42_00343
Kirby House, Little Park Street, Coventry. The front elevation of Kirby House at 16 Little Park Street showing evidence of windows broken during air raids



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