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Oh dear – look at those Georgians, the quoin-stones, the sashes, the brickwork, those chimneys – if only 🙁

The post-1916 pictures show a bizarre scene of the Bread Building standing in all its tall glory, albeit beheaded, and utter devastation around it, without a single other building in the terrace – it was probably holding them all up!
Did it act as an Edwardian Liberty Hall with what looks like a viewing deck or something on top – it’s this part I find really spooky looking, kind of gothic with elements of Lutyens too.

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