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.
This is part of the Sub Series: RCH01/002/117 RCHME Architectural Requests: Wirral; within the Series: RCH01/002 Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England: Architectural Requests; within the Collection: RCH01 Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (RCHME) Archive
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© Crown Copyright. Historic England Archive
20th Century Workers Village, Victorian Workers Village
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