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Anne St. (Now Colmore Row)



First picture shows the site where the Council House now stands.

Second one is a view down Anne St. towards the Town Hall, which is just about visible.

The land for the Council House was purchased for *‚*£33,000 in 1853.

Bit before our time, but interesting just the same....


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master brummie
If we were whisked back a hundred years we wouldn't know where we were. I don't know another city that has lost as many old buildings as our Brum. Even my nearest little town of Huntingdon still has the same roof line now as it did in the 19th century, and a lot of buildings much older. Cromwells birthplace and the school where Samuel Pepys spent some of his school days. We haven't even got our Railway stations.

Moaning over. Thanks for the photo's Ray.


master brummie
Wonderfull stuff these pictures mean a lot to people who are familiar with the area. Wow, I have only been on this site for a week or two and already I have learned so much about the history of Brum in pictures.