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Acton Square

Catalogue ref: pa351

Category: Mid-20th Century Townscape

Period: 1946-c1975

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These cottages stood on the southern edge of the Square with Ernie's coal-fired fish and chip shop just out of picture on the right, on the corner with Burkitts Lane. When the old cottages were pulled down a large brick-domed underground water storage tank was discovered. It still survives underneath the row of modern apartments called Grimwood Corner which now stands here. c1970.


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