This was an air raid shelter. [*] It wasn't the only one in the village.
Photo c 1970, permission of Philip Coggan, image enhancement by Gerald Steer. Excerpt from Slaughterhouse Plans 1957
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[*] "This shelter was used post war as a storage area........ Sometime in the early 1970s I decided to remove the front wall, I mean, how hard can it be!"
Find out just how hard by reading Richard Coggan's account of the task which is included in
'100 continuous years of Coggan generations living in Stratford sub Castle' page 4.