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The clue (left-hand or first photo) is of Holy Island at the bottom of Gilesgate, No 1, and No 2 Holy Island House. The photo dates from 1930 and the rubble in the foreground is of demolished houses on Gilesgate
The second (or right-hand) photo shows the same houses in 1993.
The Holy Island Gallery in the Photo Archive has more photos of this area.