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Theme: Venneweg

Setting: (Small) towns and cities. Dutch.
Function(s): Railway related, residential and commercial buildings.
Construction period: Around 1915 - 1945.

Venneweg Station

Background information: This type of station is, as far as known, only built in the village Rijen (near the village Gilze) around 1920. The stationmaster lived in the building, but of course all traveler related functions which were considered necessary in villages in those days …


Freight warehouse Venneweg

Background information: This type of warehouse has existed next to Gilze Rijen station, in North Brabant. It was built around 1920 and was demolished around 1980. This warehouse was used as a collection point for goods from Rijen and the surrounding area. The main task was ab …


Side building Venneweg station

General background information: The secondary building has existed next to Gilze Rijen station, in North Brabant. It was built around 1920 and was demolished around 1960. The secondary building housed the functions that did not fit in the stately station building. The toilet g …


Venneweg 28-30

Background information: These two semi-detached houses exude exactly what we nowadays describe as a 1930s style. Wide gutters / eaves, stained glass windows and a carefully designed front door accessible via a few steps in a niche. These semi-detached houses were built in Waal …