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New Row cottages, Chippenham, 1930 (photo J H Bullock) (Cambridgeshire Collection)

New Row, High Street, Chippenham

History of New Row

In 1922 there was an epidemic of fever in Chippenham. The unsanitary condition of the cottages in New Row were blamed. There was poor ventilation in these ‘back to back’ dwellings.


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