Yorkshire Penny Bank, Church Street, Hartlepool
View looking up Church Street, Christ Church at top of image. On the left of the image we have the Shades pub and that just up we have the Atheneum. On the right the Old Yorkshire Penny Bank taken before the bombings during WWII
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Surveying the damage caused during an air raid at 12.50am on 28 August 1940. The premises of Edgar Phillips was completely destroyed & the Clarence Hotel & Yorkshire Penny Bank were later demolished because of structural damage. Three people were killed in the blast.
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The exposed wall of the Yorkshire Penny Bank after the air raid on 28 August 1940 destroyed Edgar Phillips' shop premises. All that remains of the flats that were above the shop are a picture on one level & a fireplace with a mirror above on the top level. Note the soldier with his bayonet on the roof.More detail »
Taken from near Lynn Street, the image shows the original Yorkshire Bank which was badly damaged by a German bomb in August 1940.
The Exchange Building is on the right and next to it the Electric Showrooms.
The sign on the lamp post reads 'Next bus Rift House'
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