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13 Portugal Place

History of 13 Portugal Place

1913:

Mrs M A Scott

1941:

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)

1962:

Mrs R Chamberlain

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