The towers of Emanuel School and the Cloth Hall Ypres

cropped-emanuel-school-bomb-damage.pngYpres Cloth Hall001Emanuel SchoolEmanuel School’s main tower is similiar in style to the Cloth Hall at Ypres. In the First World War the Cloth Hall was completely destroyed and in the Second World War the base of Emanuel’s tower received extensive damage when a bomb hit it on 19 February 1941. See the similarties between the Emanuel tower and Cloth Hall tower in these images. Also see the damage caused to the Emanuel tower in February 1941.

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