Thanksgiving Model Buildings, Portpool Lane, Gray's Inn Road, High Holborn, London: the north side partly destroyed by bombs
|Architect/Designer||Roberts, Henry (1803-1876)|
|Artist/Photographer||Newbery, Sydney W. (1894-1985)|
|Library Reference||AP68/109 (Newbery 4889)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Bomb sites ; Brickwork ; Flats ; Housing ; Arches|
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.
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