Rebuilding Steeple after lightning strike

Maker
Unknown
Production date
1927
Description
View of scaffolding at the top of the Steeple. The wooden temporary structure rises for a considerable height, with a ladder for access. Two workmen are aloft. The clock has been removed. The Commercial Bank is on the corner.
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Department
Maker
Production date
1927
Subject notes
Lightning struck the Steeple in June 1927, badly damaging it. Casualties were Barr's delivery horse which was struck by falling masonry and Isabella Barr who lived beside the Steeple and whose leg was broken. The Steeple was built of stone from Brightons Quarry and was completed in June 1814.
Accession number
P14967

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