HH25: A Dying Breed: the country labourer’s cottage


Richard Young’s article looks at the type of dwelling in which many of the Dukesfield miners may have lived. The design of the labourer’s cottage varies greatly across the country, depending greatly on the materials close to hand. Now seen only in museums such as Beamish or, in much-altered form, as holiday cottages, these were the homes for the majority of Northumbrians throughout the centuries.

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From Hexham Historian 25 (2015).  Author: Richard Young. 4MB PDF.