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The Kings Norton Mop on October 7, 1963. All images taken by Phyllis Nicklin.

WATCH: New film inspired by nostalgic pictures of Birmingham

NicklinUnseen pictures, showing well-known parts of the city in the 1950s and 60s, have already become a social media hit

Photographing graves in Key Hill Cemetery has become a little more difficult

Jewellery Quarter Research Trust banned from taking cemetery photos

Trust hits out at 'impossible and unworkable' position after city council says it cannot document historic Warstone Lane and Key Hill cemeteries without permission

Bungalows at The Quandrangle will undergo reburbishment work

Bournville homes created by Cadbury set for major refurbishment

Bungalows which date back more than a century will undergo overhaul to preserve them for future occupation

Stirchley public baths

New lease of life for old Stirchley Baths in £4m restoration

The Grade II-listed Stirchley Baths will be officially opened to the public for the first time in almost 30 years this week following three years of building work

A depiction of Boudicca rallying her troops before the battle to the death with the occupying Romans

West Midlands location of Britain's bloodiest battle is source of heated debate

The spot where warrior queen Boudicca and her tribe met their Roman match may lie in the Midlands

The Eagle and Tun pub in Digbeth, made famous in UB40's video for Red Red Wine

Old 'UB40 pub' in Birmingham's Eastside reopens after seven years

The Eagle and Tun pub most closely associated with the history of chart stars UB40 in Birmingham has re-opened after more than seven years

CGI of plans to renovate Louisa Ryland House

New lease of life for historic Birmingham building

Former city council base Louisa Ryland House will undergo refurbishment work to become office and restaurant space

Edgbaston Waterworks (Edgbaston Pumping Station) designed by John Henry Chamberlain and William Martin around 1870. The engine house, boiler house, and chimney are Grade II listed buildings.

Hidden Spaces: Edgbaston Waterworks - an inspiration to Tolkien

The original grade II listed buildings at the Edgbaston Waterworks are intricately designed and beautiful parts of the city's skyline

Moseley Road Baths

Hidden Spaces: Moseley Road Baths' Victorian splendour

The spectacular Moseley Road Baths in Balsall Heath is a well-preserved snapshot of Edwardian society and a fascinating insight into the social history of this city

The Aston Webb building at the University of Birmingham.

Hidden Spaces: The University of Birmingham’s world-class architecture

The University of Birmingham is one of the citiy's greatest institutions and their expansive campus at Edgbaston holds more than a few hidden spaces

Inside the Birmingham Central Mosque

Hidden Spaces: The unique Birmingham Central Mosque

Birmingham Central Mosque remains an almost unique institution in the UK not being aligned to any single school of Islam

Caban Coch Reservoirs at Elan Valley.

Hidden Spaces: Elan Valley Aqueduct's tunnels deep underground

If the Edgbaston Waterworks were the key to the industrialisation of Birmingham then the Elan Valley Aqueduct was the lock that was opened

The Church of the Holy Prince Lazar, also known as Lazarica Church, Serbian Orthodox church, Bournville.

Hidden Spaces: The Byzantine beauty of Lazarica Church

Lazarica Church is a true Birmingham gem, part quirky, part beautiful, a little known slice of Byzantine in Bournville

The Central Hall on Corporation Street in Birmingham.

Hidden Spaces: Methodist Central Hall behind the scenes

The three storey Grade II* listed Methodist Central Hall is an instantly recognisable part of Birmingham’s city centre skyline

The Carillon (bells/tower) at Bournville Junior School, Bournville, Birmingham.

Hidden Spaces: The Gothic Bournville Carillon which gives the village its melody

Walking through Bournville you might hear a haunting, gothic melody, something close to a mish mash of bells and an organ, this is the mesmerising sound of the Bournville Carillon

The office of Otto Frisch and Rudolph Peierls in the Aston Webb building at the University of Birmingham.

Hidden Spaces: The barely changed room where the atom bomb was born

This is the Birmingham office where plans for the atom bomb were secretly drawn up – five years before Hiroshima

The gilded boar's head weathervane on St Philips Cathedral, Birmingham.

Hidden Spaces: The bits of St. Philip's Cathedral you never see

We’ve managed to capture some intimate rooftop shots of the Cathedral grounds and the wider Colmore Business District from the Grade I listed St. Philip’s

Mystery over the fate of Bull Ring bulls from 1960s

The hunt is on for artworks which have disappeared

The Duke of Cambridge unveils the memorial paving stone for William Amey.

Prince William pays tribute to Birmingham's First World War VC heroes

The Duke of Cambridge has paid tribute to First World War servicemen whose bravery earned them the Victoria Cross

Old school crossing sign similar to one lost in Bournville Village

Amey accused of 'heritage vandalism' after Bournville sign thrown away

Birmingham City Council's appointed road contractor 'inadvertently' discards a historic road safety in suburb and is doubtful of finding a replacement

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Holbrook Grange in Chapel Street, Long Lawford, Warwickshire.

Georgian country house has had £400,000 shaved off the asking price

The Lydhurst Estate in Warninglid, Haywards Heath, was the former home to Sir Jack Hayward.

The £10m estate of the late Sir Jack Hayward is up for sale

The Kings Norton Mop on October 7, 1963. All images taken by Phyllis Nicklin.

WATCH: New film inspired by nostalgic pictures of Birmingham


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