SJ9696 : Newtonhurst (2)

taken 4 years ago, near to Hyde, Tameside, Great Britain

Newtonhurst (2)
Newtonhurst (2)
Off Victoria Street, Newton are some six-house terraces known as Newton Hurst dated 1920.

According to LinkExternal link they were built by the now defunct Waldorf Stationery Company of Newton Mill to house its workers. Apparently these houses are back to front. Before Charlton Avenue and the current estate of new houses was built on the former Newton Hurst cricket ground, a small road on the other side of the houses provided the main access, so what are now the back gardens were originally the front.

This is the one on the left hand side facing Victoria Street.

Right hand SJ9696 : Newtonhurst (1).

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SJ9696, 85 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 18 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Date (from Tags)
1920 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9613 9602 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.6548N 2:3.5853W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9611 9604
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Terraced Housing 

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