Bomb damage, Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, Devon

Bomb damage, Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, Devon
Photograph taken May 1942 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: bb42/00740

On the night of 3-4 May 1942 a bomb fell on the Chapel of St James in the south choir aisle of the cathedral, causing considerable damage to the late 13th-century fabric.

Location

Devon Exeter

Period

World War Two (1939 - 1945)

Tags

world war two bomb damage blitz medieval church religion faith World War Two (1939 - 1945)