Bedworth. Road works

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Date:1950 - 1959 (c.)

Description:Road repairs in Bedworth showing a road roller at work. 1950s

[The roadworks were being carried out in Chapel Street(formerly Hob Lane)where it is said there were ghosts because it was marshy at the bottom and the methane from the marsh produced wierd effects.The Hit and Miss pub is on the right of the picture][The Ghost was that of Polly Pinket, murdered(don't know why), who worked at the Hit or Miss. After her demise haunted the Hit & Miss Public House. The Hit & Miss had 33 bedrooms, a Ballroom with stage, a cocktails room, a Snug and the ordinary bar. Larry Grayson (Billy Breen) played the piano in the Bar to entertain the customers at the weekend on a regular basis.]


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1800s
Bedworth.  Nonconformist Church
Bedworth. Nonconformist Church

Interior of a nonconformist church, Bedworth. 1800s [This church was known as ...

1880s
Bedworth.  Old Parish Church
Bedworth. Old Parish Church

The old church at Bedworth, built in 1606.

1900s
Bedworth.  Rover car
Bedworth. Rover car

A 12 horse power Rover car in the 1900s.

1920s
Bedworth.  Roadway Cottages
Bedworth. Roadway Cottages

Roadway Cottages, Bedworth. 1920s

1950s
Bedworth.  All Saints Terrace
Bedworth. All Saints Terrace

Timber framed housing in All Saints Terrace, Bedworth taken from the graveyard. ...

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