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Glossary Results for Word "Railway Village"

Railway Village Most railway cottages were spread around the system in small groups of any number from one to ten, but there were several locations (excluding the three railway towns of CreweExplain 'Crewe Works', EarlestownExplain 'Earlestown' and WolvertonExplain 'Wolverton' where the main workshopsExplain 'Workshop' were located) where there were much larger concentrations, sometimes forming a distinct railway village comprising several terraces. Examples include Willesden, Saltney Ferry, Patricroft, Bangor, Carnforth and Oxenholme. Some of these dwellings still survive.