Recorder Street in Swansea

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(Left) Recorder Street in the early 1900s. A densely built up urban environment at the heart of the Victorian town. Although there are a variety of ‘tunnel-back’ designs, the absence of rear projections distinguish Recorder Street as being early (1830s) buildings. As these are town dwellings they would not have been built with large gardens. The inhabitants would be expected to use the town centre shops rather than grow vegetables or keep pigs.
 

 

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