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Wendron Street, Helston, about 1890

NumberHESFM:1977.2871
PlaceHelston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1890. about
KeywordsHelston Wendron Street
PhotographerJ B Beringer & Son
Copyright© Helston Museum

View by J B Beringer & Son, looking up Wendron Street, circa 1890. A small group of people are standing together near the centre of the photograph and others can be seen in doorways. Note the kennels on the side of the road. These form part of an extensive system of water conduits sourced by a leat from the River Cober and are an early example of a sanitation system laid out in the first part of the 19th century. Although some of these kennels have now been covered over, the network is still in place.