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Could it possibly be outside 296 Heath Street, Birmingham 18? There was a Challingsworth Limited, Iron Founders which had something to do with 'Hercules'.
Think there was a pub at 286 Heath Street, called Queens Arms, is it behind the tram?
Main Hercules Factories seem to have been in Aston way...
A coachsmith was a smith who forged by hand or under a power hammer the iron work used in the building of railway or tramway coaches, carts etc.' repaired, cleaned and tempered coach springs etc.
A coach maker, aka body builder, body maker, built up by hand the wooden parts,e.g. framework...
The position of this Terraced House reminds me of when we lived in Booth Street, Near Handsworth & Smethwick Station, we were invited to visit a friend who lived in a Terraced House in a similar position near the railway line. At something like 9.05 pm a noise like an earthquake sounded & the...
I would agree with that Mike, in 1862 I've got Railway Guard at No.52, and the strange one I've got Kings Head Inn at 56 Dudley Road, yet on my map it's marked as King's Head Hotel on the other side of the road.
From another forum it was commented that the opening between the houses, just below the lamppost, became an entrance to Hughes Biscuit Factory & the cafe near the arrow was called the 'Colmore Cafe'
If that's true is the photo below the same road from a different angle?
The positions of 5/61 Mount Terrace & 1/67 Wenman Street are shown highlighted in yellow map is about 1950.
Both are in close vicinity of the Crown inn.
Note: The square & round buildings which are shown in the top left of the Mount Pleasant Photograph