Model villages (8 pages found in this category)


Akroydon

Model village developed near Edward Akroyd’s Bankfield mansion in Haley Hill, Halifax in the West Riding of Yorkshire. The houses are in blocks of six to ten around the park in streets named after cathedral cities.

Barrow Bridge

Model village started by John and Robert Lord, who built a cotton mill next to the Dean Brook in the north-west outskirts of Bolton in Greater Manchester, England.

Copley

Copley was a built as a model village by Colonel Edward Akroyd in the Calder Valley to the south of Halifax in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

Creswell Model Village

Arts and crafts style model industrial settlement in Creswell in the parish of Elmton-with-Creswell in the Bolsover district in northeast Derbyshire.

Elsecar

Former mining village in South Yorkshire, six miles north of Rotherham and six south of Barnsley.

Howe Bridge

Suburb of Atherton in Greater Manchester, built as a model mining village in the 1870s by the Fletchers.

Model village

Type of mostly self-contained community, built from the late 18th century onwards by landowners and industrialists to house their workers.

New Bolsover

Model village adjoining the town of Bolsover in Derbyshire, built by the local colliery company to house its workers.