NZ3755 : Kitchener Street, Sunderland

taken 7 years ago, near to South Hylton, Sunderland, Great Britain

Kitchener Street, Sunderland
Kitchener Street, Sunderland
Kitchener Street, in the High Barnes area of Sunderland. The street is flanked by "Sunderland cottages" - these were built as terraces of single-storey homes for skilled workers. Some have had their lofts converted into extra bedrooms.
Sunderland cottages
Sunderland expanded rapidly during the Victorian era, as it became a centre for coal-mining and shipbuilding. To provide housing for workers, streets of terraced bungalows were built and then sold to skilled workers who could afford to buy them. This was a different approach to many other towns and cities, hence this type of housing is called "Sunderland cottages".

Further information can be found on the Sunderland Heritage website: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Saturday, 27 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Place (from Tags)
High Barnes  Sunderland  Wearside 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3761 5583 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:53.7477N 1:24.9069W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3759 5582
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Sunderland Cottages  Single-Storey House  Cottages 

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