Author Topic: Nechells, Vauxhall, Duddeston & Saltley, 40's, 50's & 60's.  (Read 1227415 times)

Whitty

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Re: Nechells, Vauxhall, Duddeston & Saltley, 40's, 50's & 60's.
« Reply #3905 on: June 06, 2019, 04:43:21 PM »
Phil , there s no arches behind the houses they backed straight onto rail line
The height of the bridge no embankment the arches started the other side by the school
As you say running through to Lawley St . Beinng the Co -op dairy Horse stables
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Re: Nechells, Vauxhall, Duddeston & Saltley, 40's, 50's & 60's.
« Reply #3906 on: June 06, 2019, 05:14:20 PM »
Yes Whitty you are right there was no viaduct at this point, but there was an embankment with a high retaining wall (see first photo) the houses in the terrace that was last to go were the ones on the map on the right up against the wall. I knew somebody who lived in one of them.



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Re: Nechells, Vauxhall, Duddeston & Saltley, 40's, 50's & 60's.
« Reply #3907 on: June 06, 2019, 05:37:42 PM »
The whole of St Vincent's playground was the result of bomb damage
Apart from the five houses shown
We had a massive bonfire there one year the house in Erskine St
The opposite side of the Adelaide Terrace near Scott St
was the home of the Harpers
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