A workman perched atop this shaky chimney, all that is left of the building, is chipping away with a hammer. London during the Blitz, 1940.

This is the photo that would trigger vertigo in most people! A workman perched atop this shaky chimney, all that is left of the building, is chipping away with a hammer. London during the Blitz, The question is: how did he climb up there?

Peveril of The Peak - Manchester, England

The 'Pev' (Peveril of The Peak), Manchester, England, United Kingdom, photograph by The Quaffer.

Library Walk, Manchester, England, United Kingdom, 2003, photograph by Ian M. Butterfield.

Library Walk, Manchester by Ian M Butterfield - Things to do in Manchester aside for joining the Social Media: The Essential Toolkit training course that takes place on December

Bramall Hall, a timber framed Tudor era manor house in Stockport, Greater Manchester, England by perseverando

Bramall Hall, a timber framed Tudor era manor house in Stockport, Greater Manchester, England by perseverando (Bramall is a variation of Braemel -- or vice versa.

China town.. Manchester, England http://www.digimanchester.co.uk/

Chinatown - Manchester, England - similar to Chinatown - Washington, DC

Favourite place to walk, Castlefield, Manchester.

Favourite place to walk, Castlefield, Manchester. Saved for you by Venus Flowers,Manchester, your florist in Manchester.

Play street in Salford, Lancashire, c1946, via Flickr.

The 'play street' road sign is of interest as well as the 'players'. "Ring a ring of roses" looks to be being played - boys and girls - and .

Ena Sharples - Violet Carson. Manchester, England, 1960s.

"Coronation Street" - Iconic photo of Ena Sharples, (Violet Carson) looking out over the early industrial landscape of Manchester.

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