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17 May 1957: Bombed Hampstead convent to be rebuilt

PUBLISHED: 14:03 17 May 2007 | UPDATED: 14:32 07 September 2010

The 82-year-old Rosary Convent next door to the Rosary School in Haverstock Hill, Hampstead, destroyed by time bombs during the 1940 blitz, is being rebuilt. Most of the money is being provided by the

17 May 1957: Bombed Hampstead convent to be rebuilt

The 82-year-old Rosary Convent next door to the Rosary School in Haverstock Hill, Hampstead, destroyed by time bombs during the 1940 blitz, is being rebuilt. Most of the money is being provided by the War Damage Commission.

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