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by PeteWood
3 Jan 2015 10:37
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Beachgrove, 111 Sydenham Hill
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Re: Beachgrove, 111 Sydenham Hill

The tunnel leads to what was once the greenhouse. It was destroyed on the 6th December 1917 by a German air raid, when two incendiary bombs landed on Beechgrove (the other damaged the house). The house was, at the time, owned by Mr Benson. In 1939 a temporary air raid shelter was built on the site o...