Tyne and Wear HER(11946): Bishopwearmouth Conservation Area

  • Description

    SiteLines - Historic Environment Record "Designated in 1969. Extended in 1989 to take in surrounding 19th and 20th century development. It comprises fine Victorian and Edwardian buildings set within the medieval street pattern (HER 163). The former village green is now Town Park. One of the most historically important and architecturally unique environments in Sunderland. Bishopwearmouth village (HER 163) was dominated by the parish church (HER 161). By 1826 the village contained additional spacious houses built by industrialists and merchants. By the mid C19 the village became part of the urban borough of Sunderland...."
  • Owner

    Simon Cotterill
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/smr/11946
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 9 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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