SU1484 : Oxford Street, Swindon

taken 9 years ago, near to Swindon, Great Britain

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Oxford Street, Swindon
Oxford Street, Swindon
The street is in the eastern part of what is known locally as the Railway Village. The estate of workers' cottages was built in the mid 1800s for the specific purpose of housing workers in Brunel's Great Western Railway factory. The estate was quite run down by the 1970s when what was then the British Rail Property Board sold it lock, stock and barrel to the local council who embarked on a comprehensive programme of repair and improvement on completion of which the houses passed into their housing stock. The properties in the estate are all listed for example LinkExternal link The small tree is looking splendid in its autumn colours.
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Date Taken
Monday, 1 November, 2010   (more nearby)
Monday, 1 November, 2010
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 146 848 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:33.7404N 1:47.3947W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 146 848
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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