The Cotswolds' Finest Gardens

The Cotswold's Finest Gardens

Cottingham Through Time

Cottingham Through Time

Cotteridge Through Time

Series: Through Time

Publication Date15th October 2011

Book FormatPaperback





This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Cotteridge has changed and developed over the last century
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Located at the end of the Northfield to Sedgley ridge Cotteridge had some significant early settlements at Middleton Hall, Rowheath, Breedon Cross and Lifford. Cotteridge was in Worcestershire until the Local Authorities Order of 1911 transferred much of the ancient parish of King's Norton into Warwickshire as part of the Greater Birmingham Scheme. This fine selection of images captures these changes.Paper making, chemical works, and metal industries grew up along the canals and were served by many wharfs. Not many villages can boast having four railway stations! Cotteridge was made into a thriving local centre by the surrounding industry and transport network. The park holds an annual festival of music, arts, and dance. Cotteridge is a busy communication centre with a thriving community spirit.

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