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13 Portugal Place

History of 13 Portugal Place


Mrs M A Scott


On the night of 27th July 1941  after the raid that caused widespread damage in the area, an unexploded bomb was discovered in the basement party wall. Another rested  unexploded in the outbuildings of ‘The Mitre.’ When later analysed it was discovered that these were Sprengband C.50s, the first ‘Firepots’. (See Michael Bowyer Air Raid! pub. 1986)


Mrs R Chamberlain


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