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Images Dated 17th June 2021

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Manchester Cathedral, 1942 AA42_00073 Featured 17 Jun 2021 Print

Manchester Cathedral, 1942 AA42_00073

CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST MARY, FENNEL STREET, MANCHESTER. An interior view of Manchester Cathedral, or St Mary's Cathedral Church, showing the east end of the nave. Originally a collegiate parish church built between c1422 and 1520, the church received cathedral status in 1847. It underwent restoration or rebuilding between 1814-1815, 1862-1868, 1885-1886 and 1898. The cathedral has a west tower with a west porch and choir rooms, an aisled nave with north and south chapels and porches. The choir and presbytery are aisled, and have chapels north of the north aisle, and a vestry, library, chapter house and chapel south of the south aisle. To the east is a rectrochoir and lady chapel. The aisled nave has six bays and at the eastern end is a rood screen, erected by Bishop Stanley and re-worked by Sir George Gilbert Scott in 1872. It has a central entrance flanked by three two light openings on each side. The parapet above was added by Scott, and has a projecting octagonal section. In the image, a screen or fabric hangs over the rood screen. The cathedral church was damaged during bombing in the Second World War

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New Street Coventry, 1941 AA42_00327 Featured 17 Jun 2021 Print

New Street Coventry, 1941 AA42_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. A note beneath the photograph reports that the baby was "born during the great air-raid". Coventry City centre was devastated by air raids in November 1940. The bombing left the nearby cathedral in ruins and destroyed much of the historic fabric of the city. New Street was demolished following the end of the war

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St Johns Bablake, 1941 AA42_00321 Featured 17 Jun 2021 Print

St Johns Bablake, 1941 AA42_00321

St John the Baptist's Church, Fleet Street, Bablake, Coventry. St John the Baptist's Church viewed from the south east showing windows boarded as a result of bomb damage. During the Coventry Blitz St John's, Bablake suffered bomb damage to its windows and roof. In this view a ladder can be seen providing access to the roof of the south chancel aisle. A notice giving directions to the nearest ARP Shelter (Air Raid Precaution Shelter) can be seen on the street light in the left foreground

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