A weaver's cottage, Golcar, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

A weaver's cottage, Golcar, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Photograph taken 1956 © Historic England Archive ref: AA98/04408

This typical weaver's cottage has a large first floor window to provide good natural light to the workroom, while the family would have lived on the ground floor. Cottages of this type were built from the late 18th century until the 1840s.

Location

West Yorkshire Huddersfield

Period

1950s (1950 - 1959)

Tags

industrial revolution work textile house housing workshop window 1950s (1950 - 1959)