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#1 The_Historian



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Posted 09 May 2012 - 01:26 PM

"A block of houses built to re-home people after World War II is to be saved from demolition by moving to a new home at a museum.
Airey houses were prefabricated homes constructed in great numbers at the end of the war as a temporary replacement for homes destroyed by bombs.
Designed by Sir Edwin Airey, they were intended as a temporary measure, but many still remain in use.
Now, a block of four Airey houses in Kibblesworth is being resurrected at the Beamish Museum in County Durham instead of being destroyed."
BBC News - Gateshead WWII houses resurrected at Beamish Museum


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