Wansteadium Blitz project, 28 October 1940; Sylvan Road, Hollybush Hill, Hermon Hill

On this night in 1940, at 12.43am, German planes dropped high explosives on Sylvan Road, bursting a water main. At 12.20, high explosives were dropped on Hollybush Hill, and at 10.08am an unexploded bomb in large crater which was 4ft deep was dealt with by the bomb disposal squad.