Trentham parish workhouse

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Date:Not Recorded

Description:This plan is of Trentham parish workhouse. Parish workhouses began in the 17th and 18th centuries as places where the poor worked in return for food and board. The workhouses were frequently set up in rented premises and often only existed for a few years.
Diagrams (by row, left to right):
- Second floor plan
- Side of building
- Side of building showing fanlight
- First floor plan
- Rear of building
- Section of building
- Ground floor plan
- Front of building
- Location map

This diagram was created in 1982 during the Stoke-on-Trent Historic Building Survey and is reproduced by kind permission of HMSO.


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