Sutton Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Sutton Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Photograph taken 1957 © Copyright Historic England Archive ref: op01000

These terraced houses in Sutton Street were built for weavers working from home. The garretted top-shop, with its long windows, provided a well lit area for a handloom. Textiles were brought in from other clothiers to be finished in these buildings. The lower floors were family dwellings.

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