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Town hall fire, Truro, Cornwall. November 1914

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A general view of the front of the town hall with the damaged clock turret after the fire. A note with the glass plate negative states On the evening of November the 11th 1914 the Town council met in the Council Chamber where the caretaker had lit fires for their comfort. When he left

Copyright © that the municipal buildings cost 8

Media ID 19006722

Date: 21st May 2019

County: nothing seemed amiss : an hour later smoke was seen to be coming from the ironwork of the clock tower. A strong breeze encouraged the flames and the framework of the clock crashed down into the Council Chamber. All the damage was confined to the front of the building. It is interesting

Location Name: especially in view of possible developments

: TRURI : TRUfir.12

Image Size: 6066 x 8218 Pixels

Filesize is 13.47MB

Associated Categories: Truro

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