Social Housing in Penshurst, the story of Pioneer Cottages

Social Housing in Penshurst, the story of Pioneer Cottages

Pioneer Cottages, Penshurst: ‘three pairs of pretty dwellings’

'It took five years to build the six council homes built in Penshurst in Kent in 1900.  That achievement was very largely due to the tireless efforts of one of our first women councillors – ‘perhaps the most stubborn woman councillor’ – Miss Jane Escombe.'

An extract from the blog, Municiple Dreams, click to visit website. 

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