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Swindon By John Cattell

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The modern town of Swindon has its origin in the decision of Brunel and Gooch to base the works of the Great Western Railway there. This book surveys the history and architecture of the site of the railway works and the associated railway village through documents, drawings and photographs.
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Swindon: The Legacy of a Railway Town by John Cattell

The modern town of Swindon has its origin in the decision of Brunel and Gooch to base the works of the Great Western Railway there. This book surveys the history and architecture of the site of the railway works and the associated railway village through documents, drawings and photographs.

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Table of Contents


"Furze, rushes and rowen" - Greenfield site; the "principal locomotive establishment", 1841-1849; the creation of new Swindon, 1841-1849; consolidation and growth, 1850-1863; the Armstrong era, 1864-1877; the mature works and company town, 1877-1900; a new century, 1900-1995; the building legacy.

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GOR005144121
Swindon: The Legacy of a Railway Town by John Cattell
John Cattell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Historic England
1995-10-01
186
0113000537
9780113000531
N/A
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