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Town hall fire, Truro, Cornwall. November 1914

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A view of the interior damage of the council chamber of the town hall after the fire with a gentleman standing in the corner. 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 19006738

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.17

Image Size: 6096 x 8291 Pixels

Filesize is 18.84MB

Associated Categories: Truro

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