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Plan for conversion of military hut to residential dwelling, 1948

Plan for conversion of military hut to residential dwelling, 1948
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This plan sets out how a former latrine and washroom (Hut Type 1D/2B/W) on the military camp at Lydiard Park would be converted to a residential dwelling ( no.90 Lydiard Park).

As early as 1947, prior to the repatriation of the last German soldiers from the POW Camp at Lydiard Park, Swindon Corporation were making plans to convert the camp into temporary homes for local people.

When the new temporary dwellings opened in 1950, no.90 became the home of Roland and Gertrude Gough and their young son Geoff.

Year:
1948
Type:
Plan
Location:
Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre
Copyright:
Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre
Last updated on:
Wednesday 1st September 2021

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