Bomb-damaged buildings around Blackfriars with the spire of St Martin, Ludgate Hill, rising above the rooftops, City of London

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RIBApix ref no RIBA38526
Architect/DesignerCollcutt, Thomas Edward (1840-1924)
Artist/PhotographerGalwey, Reginald Hugo de Burgh (1917-1971)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1940
Image Date1940
Library ReferenceAP98/75
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: A third of the City's buildings were destroyed by aerial attack between September 1940 and March 1945. The Midland Bank in view in front of the spire of St Martin's is the Pageantmaster Court elevation of the Ludgate Hill branch of the Midland Bank, designed by T. E. Collcutt (1891)

Subject tags

churches, banks, spires, ruins, commercial buildings, bomb sites