KILLINGWORTH TOWNSHIP

  • Description

    "Twenty-seven deck access blocks of public housing between six and ten storeys high. Together the blocks consisted of 740 dwellings and constituted the western section of the Killingworth Township. The deck access blocks were grouped together to present a monolithic structure that would provide a focal point for the township based on a 'medieval castle-town' concept. The blocks provided a hard edge to a parkland setting approached by a causeway across a lake in imitation of a drawbridge crossing a moat. Designed by the Killingworth Development Group, they were..."
  • Owner

    Pastscape - Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1498660
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 10 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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