2018

NZ3756 : Westwood Street, Sunderland

taken 5 years ago, near to South Hylton, Sunderland, England

Westwood Street, Sunderland
Westwood Street, Sunderland
Westwood Street in Sunderland's suburbs.

The street is a path flanked on either side by a terrace of Sunderland cottages. Although these were built as single-storey dwellings, many have had their loft space converted into additional living space.
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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Geographical Context: Housing, Dwellings Place: Sunderland Wearside County: Tyne & Wear Housing: Terrace Primary Subject: Cottages other tags: Residential Residential Area Terrace of Cottages Terrace Housing Sunderland Cottages Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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NZ3756, 47 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Malc McDonald   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 27 October, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 1 November, 2018
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3757 5664 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:54.1846N 1:24.9380W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3757 5664
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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