Design for a pair of semi-detatched houses for Oakdale 'Model' Village, Gwent: perspective view of the houses from the road

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RIBApix ref no RIBA35930
Architect/DesignerOwen, Reginald Wynn (1876-1950)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1906
Image Date1910
StyleArts & Crafts
Library ReferencePA320/2(7)
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The revolutionary 'model village' of Oakdale was the brainchild of the manager of the Tredegar Iron and Coal Company, Mr A S Tallis. It was built to accomodate miners working at the new Oakdale colliery and construction work on the village buildings commenced in around 1911.

Subject tags

Gardens, housing, new towns, topiary, villages