Victorian Homes in Preston
A Group of Cottages in Queen Street
Look at the image and plan of the group of cottages on Queen Street, Preston in 1844. (You can download a PDF version of both from the Worksheets section - see link below).
Why do you think the houses were built in a row to the same pattern?
What do you think the alleyway between the yards is used for?
Why do you think the cottages have been built so close to the cotton mill?
What do you think you would be able to hear, smell, feel, see and taste in this street?