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Hele Bridge Floods 1953

Another flooding episode – Hele Bridge, taken in 1953-1954.

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Floods – 1993

Looking towards Central Methodist church and the recreation grounds in the floods of 1993.

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Floods – 1990

Mike Smith’s shop in the Crescent in the floods of 1990.

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Floods – 1990

Floods in the 1990, showing the Strand submerged.

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Flooding in the Strand 1950’s

The Bencoolen Road end of the Strand, taken in the 1950’s. At the right of the picture an old telephone kiosk, which used to stand opposite the Carriers Inn.

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Flooding in the Strand 1950’s

A Southern National double-decker bus, bound for Plymouth, ploughs through floodwater in the Strand in the 1950’s.

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Flooding in the Strand 1950’s

The Strand flooded in the 1950’s; a single deck bus forges through the water near the Carriers.

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Flooding in the Crescent 1950’s

The Crescent suffers in the floods of the 1950’s.

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Flooding at The Carriers 1950’s

Trapped in a pub by the floodwaters – what a disaster! The Carriers in the 1950’s.

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Floods in the Strand 1903

A view of one of the periodic floods which beset Bude; this one, in 1903, shown here covering the Strand. On the left, the scaffolding outside the Globe Hotel shows the near completion of the building, started the previous year.

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