Studio: LHS/OHP (Tower)

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TOWER COMES DOWN IN CHELTENHAM – This is not the leaning tower of Pisa but the tower of the old Cheltenham Grammar School……………..the majestic tower, almost 70 feet high, tumbled to the ground in a welter of dust, bricks and mortar.  The tower was demolished by only four men – and no dynamite was needed.  The men simply took a large chunk out of the foot of the tower and then, when cracks began to appear, they put in a wedge to make it fall in the right direction (The Echo Monday April 3 1967)

Lower High Street Archive Project, MEANTIME Project Space

 

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