Building flood defences at Hampton Bishop, 1960

Building flood defences at Hampton Bishop, 1960

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Title Building flood defences at Hampton Bishop 1960
Description Black and white photograph of men stacking sandbags at Hampton Bishop following severe flooding in December 1960. Villagers were marooned and SAS troops were sent in to evacuate villagers, some by helicopter. Reported in the Hereford Evening News, December 6th, 1960.
Photographer / artist Derek Evans
Publisher Derek Evans Studio
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Date Unknown
Type Image
Format Photograph
Identifier CJ42-5-24-38
Area Herefordshire
Collection Holder Private collection