The side of this house is blown away but the interior wall is almost untouched. The kitchen range on the first floor is topped by a clock and horse statues on the mantel. And upstairs the mirror on the wall is un-cracked. An Eton boy moving his belongings after stray bombs dropped on the school in December 1940. The Ring Sports Stadium at Blackfriars, damaged, along with houses in the neighbourhood, when two bombs fell on it during raids in October 1940. Remarkably no one was injured. Grose's sports shop in New Bridge Street in December 1940 produced this eerie wreckage where the blast had blown bicycles upwards, to hang from the rafters. A valuable painting is rescued from the debris of a wrecked building.