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Thanksgiving Model Buildings, Portpool Lane, Gray''s Inn Road, High Holborn, London: the north side partly destroyed by bombs
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Ref No RIBA64595
Title Thanksgiving Model Buildings, Portpool Lane, Gray's Inn Road, High Holborn, London: the north side partly destroyed by bombs
Designer
Roberts, Henry (1803-1876)
Artist
Newbery, Sydney W. (1894-1985)
Country UK: England
Town/City London
Subject Date 1850
Image Date 1943
View Exterior
Style Victorian
Medium Photoprint
Colour / B&W Black & white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Library Photographs Collection
Notes NOTES:
Built for the 'Society for Improving the Conditions of the Labouring Classes', this block consisted of two four-storey buildings providing accommodation for 20 families and 128 single women. Badly bomb-damaged during the Blitz of World War II, the buildings were subsequently demolished.