Pushing a waterlogged car in a flooded Chippenham High Street, 1960
3 2 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm

Pushing a waterlogged car in a flooded Chippenham High Street, 1960

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Description

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.
 

Image Reference

25956
 

Collection Reference

Chronicle X F567 Q211/56
 

Original Width (mm)

202
 

Original Height (mm)

152
 

Collection Location

Bath Central Library
 

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