EPW057484 ENGLAND (1938). Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Edgbaston, 1938

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Manylion

Pennawd [EPW057484] Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Edgbaston, 1938
Cyfeirnod EPW057484
Dyddiad 9-June-1938
Dolen
Enw lle EDGBASTON
Plwyf
Ardal
Gwlad ENGLAND
Dwyreiniad / Gogleddiad 406688, 284274
Hydred / Lledred -1.9015663803756, 52.456004865312
Cyfeirnod Grid Cenedlaethol SP067843

Pinnau

Works in progress to deepen and widen the River Rea's channel as a flood defence. The river at this point begins to run in a blue brick lined steep sided cutting with a shallowly dished brick floor. Normally the river occupies about two thirds of the total width of the channel and is perhaps a foot deep in the middle, in flood it fills the whole width of the channel to a depth of several feet. The photo shows the view upstream from Edward Road bridge in 1979.

Toby Clempson
Friday 20th of January 2017 09:28:16 AM

Cyfraniadau Grŵp

Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Edgbaston 1938



Library services at Home (Birmingham’s Home Library Service) got together with some of their visually impaired members to discuss their memories and recollections triggered by the photos from the Britain from Above project. We have also added a few facts and dates for the project.



Directly in the centre of the photo is the cricket ground which originally formed part of the Calthorpe Estate. Edgbaston Road is directly underneath the cricket ground with Cannon Hill Park just visible at the bottom right hand corner of the photo. St Mary and St Ambrose Church is visible above the cricket ground and is located on the Pershore Road by the corner of Raglan Road.



At the top of the photo moving left you will see some very distinctive buildings which were built in the 1930’s. These art deco style apartments are called Viceroy Close which are located on the Bristol Road. The top right corner just catches a glimpse of Calthorpe Park.



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Betty from Hall Green recalls the art deco apartments at Viceroy Close as her friend worked as a nanny for a well to do family who lived there.



Below is an audio description of the image. The narrator is Stan Hubbard.

Helen
Wednesday 27th of August 2014 12:43:08 PM