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Author Hubbard, Edward.

Title A guide to Port Sunlight village : including two tours of the village / Edward Hubbard and Michael Shippobottom
Edition Second (revised ) edition
Published Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (103 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Title Page; Contents; Preface to the 1988 Edition; Preface to the 2005 Edition; Foreword; 1: The Founder; 2: Background; 3: Planning and Development; 4: Housing and Architectural Character; 5: Public Buildings; 6: Fame and Influence; Tours of the Village; Appendix 1: Demolished Buildings; Appendix 2: Notes on Architects; Bibliography
Summary The model industrial village of Port Sunlight was founded by the soap manufacturer W.H. Lever (later Lord Leverhulme) in 1888 for the factory workers of his firm of Lever Brothers. The village was acclaimed from the first as exemplifying the best in English town planning and house design, and greatly influenced subsequent industrial villages such as Bournville, and the garden city movement more generally. This guide considers the village in its historical context, with particular emphasis on the planning and architectural aspects. It explains the social and visual significance of Port Sunligh
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 104)
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Subject Port Sunlight (England) -- Guidebooks.
Port Sunlight (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Genre/Form Guidebooks.
Form Electronic book
Author Shippobottom, Michael.
ISBN 1846312507 (electronic bk.)
9781846312502 (electronic bk.)