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War Memorial Homes, Gardiner Terrace, Pelton Fell (Pelton Fell)

A crescent of 24 brick-built two-storey houses with a central green. Built originally for war widows after the First World War and named after Sir Robert Gardiner. Modernised in recent years. Financed by the owner of Pelton Fell Colliery co. (1-2).

It is documented that the homes were built in 1922 (3) yet the houses first appear on fifth epoch Ordnance Survey maps of the 1950's (4).

Reference number:D50671
Historical period: Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)

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