Children splashing in St Saviours Road, Larkhall, July 1968 or 1960
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The red brick house is Brook House, and the white building in the distance is Bladud's Head. The last great flood of Bath came in July 1968, after a long period of drought; a phenomenal downpour overwhelmed the evolving flood defences before they were fully operational. They have proved effective in protecting Bath since then.
Chronicle X F567 Q211/43
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Bath Central Library