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Burney Street

The left hand shot3 is the County Court in Burney Street. Taken in the 1930s.  The 2nd is a modern day (2008) equivalent. The third shot is a stunning view on the damage done by the V1 bomb on 27 June 1944. If you compare the 1st and 3rd shots you can see that at least four houses in the left hand terrace were absolutely flattened by the bomb. It must have cause serious loss of life. You can also see the destruction to the backs of the houses on Gloucester Circus.  What's also interesting is the terrace to the right of County Hall. This is the only picture I've found of this old terrace.  Visually the County Hall doesn't look that badly damaged - well other than the loss of the roof.

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