Tyne and Wear HER(16272): Sunderland, Blackett Terrace, Highfield Cottage Homes - Details
Sunderland, Blackett Terrace, Highfield Cottage Homes
Highfield Cottage Homes erected in the early 1900s - first shown on the 1919 Third Edition Ordnance Survey Plan. The cottages provided children's accommodation away from the main workhouse. Each cottage was supervised by a house 'father' or 'mother'.
RPS, 2012, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Kayll Road, Sunderland - Archaeological Assessment; 1919 Third Edition Ordnance Survey, www. Workhouses.org.uk/Sunderland [12th May 2014]; http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Sunderland/