ST5873 : Odd for a bank

taken 1 year ago, near to Bristol, Great Britain

Odd for a bank
Odd for a bank
The former and long-disused bank buildings on Wine Street are a formidable piece of post-war redevelopment. However, the story goes that this particular part of the offices were not standard construction. Rumours are rife that this is no less than a gun emplacement - should the Cold War have become hotter. The thinking is that there are some secret reserves and resources in the depths that would have formed part of the strategy in times of conflict. Today, there is no chance of finding ammunition, nor any left-over pound notes. A seagull paces around for any tasty scraps.
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Date Taken
Monday, 26 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 28 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bank (Financial) 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5895 7306 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.3013N 2:35.5310W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5895 7306
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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