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

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

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 Details

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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