Job: Port Sunlight, Wirral

Date:
18 Aug 1966
Location:
Port Sunlight, Bebington, Wirral
Reference:
03/01133
Type:
Job containing Photographic and Electronic material
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Description

17 film negatives showing exterior views of houses and open spaces in Port Sunlight, the garden village built by Lever Brothers to house the company's employees. The village was planned by William Hesketh Lever, with work beginning in 1889. Port Sunlight saw further phases of construction in both the 19th and 20th centuries. The photographs show views of a number of the houses in the village, one of the bowling greens, The Dell sunken garden and the Diamond park.

Content

This is part of the Series: RCH01/002 RCHME Architectural Requests; within the Collection: RCH01 Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (RCHME) Archive

This Job is divided into 17 Child Records
This Job contains the following materials:
Photograph (Negative): 17
Photograph (Print): 17
Photograph (Digital): 1

Rights

Copyright Crown Copyright. Historic England Archive

Keywords

20th Century Workers Village, Victorian Workers Village