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Terraced Housing

Houses for workers were built in rows.

During the Victorian times more and more people moved into the new industrial towns to work in the mills and factories and rows of terraced back-to-back houses were built to house them. The houses were joined together to save space. Each row was called a terrace.

Terraced houses were very small with two rooms upstairs and two downstairs. There were often no gardens, only small back yards where the outside toilet was.

The houses on Coronation Street are typical Victorian houses.

Vicotorian Terrace Houses

Can you spot the cellars?
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