Tyne and Wear HER(11862): Whitburn Conservation Area

  • Description

    SiteLines - Historic Environment Record. "Designated in 1973. A rich collection of mainly 18th and 19th century buildings of great architectural character and charm with a deep village green and abundant mature trees. Leafy Church Lane has the 13th century parish church (HER 882). North Guards, the service lane to Front Street, has an urban feel. The modern retail core is on East Street. A linear development on Moor Lane stretches out to West Hall. Green spaces include the village green, Cornthwaite Park, the Recreation Ground, a cricket ground, sports pitches, allotments, open agricultural fields and large mature domestic gardens. Boundary walls are in local magnesian limestone or red brick. The open fields were enclosed in 1718 when farms with smaller fields bounded by hedgerows were created...."
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  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/smr/11862
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 6 months ago
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