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  • Collection: The Post War History of Leicester 1945-1962

Changing Leicester_St Nicholas.mp3
Doll (Doris) Oliver and Brenda Brewster recall the St Nicholas Circle area in the 1940s

Blue_Boar_Hotel_Southgate_Street_1965_Calow.jpg
A photo of the Blue Boar Hotel on Southgate Street taken in 1965

1964_03_Ring-Road-Mr-Wisham_003-(1)-web.jpg
A photo of the Mass Radiography Centre on Castle Street taken during its demolition.

Castle_Street_1970_Calow.jpg
A photo taken from Castle Street looking across St Nicholas Circle to St Nicholas Church in 1970

20180312-untitledLower-Red-Cross-Street-Leicester-web.jpg
A photo of buildings on Lower Redcross Street

Applegate_Street_1962_Calow.jpg
A photo of Applegate Street taken in 1962 from West Bridge showing the West End Coffee Bar, formally the Mitre & Keys pub.

20180312-untitledApplegate Street Benjamin Herbert Blacksmith Mitres Keys Yard c. 1890.jpg
A photo of the blacksmith Benjamin Herbert in the yard of the Mitres & Keys pub c. 1890

20180312-untitledWilliam-Careys-Cottage-1958-web.jpg
A photo of the front of Carey's Cottage at 10 Harvey Lane.

20180312-untitledSt-Nicholas-Square-Towards-St-Nicholas-Street-web.jpg
A photo of the Roman Café at the junction of St Nicholas Square and St Nicholas Street.

1953_Coronation_Decorations_009-web.jpg
A photo of the Dryad shop on St Nicholas Street, taken from Holy Bones in 1953. Features decorations for the Coronation.
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