The Church of All Saints and the Zia-e-Madinah Mosque, Darlaston

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pedrocut on March 19, 2010

Darlaston was subject to bombing raids in World War II. One such bombing raid targeted the Guest Keen & Nettlefolds' Atlas works on July 31, 1942 and completely destroyed All Saints Church. It was the only church in the Diocese of Lichfield to be destroyed by enemy action. A newly built church reopened in 1952.

for a picture of the wreckage of the old All Saints see here

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  • Uploaded on March 19, 2010
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    by pedrocut
    • Camera: Canon DIGITAL IXUS 900Ti
    • Taken on 2010/03/16 14:48:09
    • Exposure: 0.005s (1/200)
    • Focal Length: 7.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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