How We Got Here - Back to Back Housing in Birmingham
Historical Talk Series. How We Got Here - Back to Back Housing in Birmingham. David Humphries
By the latter part of the 19th century half of the population of Birmingham were living in back to back houses. At their height there were estimated to be fifty four thousand back to back houses here. This talk plots the history of this type of housing which played a part in making Birmingham "The Workshop of the World". How they came about, what led to their demise, and a focus on Court 15 Inge Street.
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