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Images Dated 19th August 2021

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George Hotel Portsmouth CXP01_01_052 Featured 19 Aug 2021 Image

George Hotel Portsmouth CXP01_01_052

GEORGE HOTEL, HIGH STREET, PORTSMOUTH. The front of the George Hotel seen from the north-east with a man walking past the entrance.
The George Hotel was the site at which Horatio Nelson spent his last hours before leaving for the battle of Trafalgar. The building was destroyed in an air raid in January 1941 and the site is now occupied by a block of flats named George Court

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St Pauls CXP01_01_086 Featured 19 Aug 2021 Image

St Pauls CXP01_01_086

St Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard, City of London. A view looking south-west across a bomb damaged landscape towards the Church of St Verdast-alias-Foster with St Paul's Cathedral beyond.
The Church of St Verdast-alias-Foster was rebuilt by Christopher Wren after the Great Fire of London in 1666. In the Second World War it was gutted by fire during the Blitz in 1940-41 and was later rebuilt after the war with work starting in 1953. St Paul's Cathedral survived the bombing raids but other buildings in the area were completely destroyed by high explosives and incendiary bombs

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Demolition at Whitehall Gardens CXP01_01_076 Featured 19 Aug 2021 Image

Demolition at Whitehall Gardens CXP01_01_076

PEMBROKE HOUSE, WHITEHALL GARDENS, WHITEHALL, CITY OF WESTMINSTER, GREATER LONDON. A view of the remains of Pembroke House at 7 Whitehall Gardens seen during demolition.
The Georgian town houses in Whitehall Gardens were demolished in 1938 to make way for the Board of Trade and Air Ministry Building, later the Ministry of Defence. However, due to the Second World War the construction of the new building was only started after the war. In the photograph, a sign on the entrance lodge to number 7 states that the Ministry of Transport has removed to Metropole Buildings, Northumberland Avenue WC2

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