Waterlogged cars in a flooded Chippenham High Street, 1960
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Outside the Chippenham Cooperative Society store. 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 Q211/58
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Bath Central Library