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Bill Talbot's Concrete Models, Measham

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Talbot Models
A number of model cathedrals in garden outside house
Celluloid negative

Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office
Bill Talbot was a miner who lived in Measham, NW Leicestershire. On retirement he began making models out of concrete, which were displayed in his front garden. His models were mainly of cathedrals (such as Coventry and Canterbury), but also included his local church and the Clock Tower in Leicester.

British Pathe made a video of his work, which can be seen here: https://www.britishpathe.com/video/model-cathedrals/query/32105
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