As the latest digs demonstrate, these were planned towns
covering tens of hectares at a time when a royal palace such as that at Yeavering in Northumberland covered perhaps one or two hectares.
However, it was residents of Corner Brook, both planned town
and fringe, who ultimately developed a broader sense of place.
"It's also a home of the railways, an industrial powerhouse and a Georgian planned town
The nineteenth century saw some planning for social purposes: Sir Titus Salt, for example, built a planned town
for his mill workers at Saltaire, and housing for the deserving poor, even if you didn't employ them, became a major charity.
It's a fine example of an 18th century planned town
and is within easy reach of the West Highlands, Skye, Inverness, Loch Ness, Culloden, Aviemore.
The restored planned town
and redeveloped historic mill are true gems and provide a superb exhibition setting for the work of locally-born David Hockney.
Besides these coastal projects the VCH intends to start work on Bury St Edmunds, a striking example of the medieval planned town
. In the late eleventh century, its abbey was one of the most powerful and wealthy of the Benedictine houses in England and we know that it was Abbot Baldwin who laid out the town at that time.
Benjamin Lyford, a San Francisco physician and undertaker, set out to create a planned town
and health spa on the Tiburon Peninsula, whose climate he considered to be "the acme of perfection." His utopian community would be called Hygeia, after the Greek goddess of health.
After retiring in 1981, Professor Kojiro made it possible for me to join in the festival of Kakunodate, a planned town
of about 8000 inhabitants.
Although the last planned town
was established only two years after Richmond, the movement to settle demobilized soldiers had waned and the government's strategic concerns were minor.
The principal reason for the planned town
meeting was to transfer money from departments that had decided they can save from their current budgets and put the savings in an account where it would be available to help reduce next year's anticipated shortfall.