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1 - 20, Dorman's Crescent, Dormanstown, Redcar and Cleveland

1 - 20, Dorman's Crescent, Dormanstown, Redcar and Cleveland
Photograph taken 27 May 2004 © Mr Alan Bradley LRPS. Source Historic England Archive ref: 60296

These twenty aged persons' cottages were built in 1931. There are four terraced blocks of 4 and 6 cottages, arranged around 3 sides of a green. They were the first local authority aged persons' cottages in England. They opened in May 1931 as the Sir Arthur Dorman Memorial Homes. The plaque on number 20 reads "THIS STONE - WAS LAID BY - THE RT. HON. GEORGE LANSBURY M.P. - FIRST COMMISSIONER OF WORKS - 3RD JANUARY, 1931".