Market Court, Kensington High Street, London

Market Court, Kensington High Street, London
Photograph taken circa 1865 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: bb77/09230

An early photograph of Market Court on the south side of Kensington High Street, three years before the site was demolished. The inhabitants pose for the camera. Courts such as this one were frequently over-crowded with cramped and insanitary conditions.

Location

Greater London Kensington

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Themes

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building house housing poor yard men women child sanitation health Victorian (1837 - 1901)