Argyle Street, Norwich
|Argyle Street Alternative Republic|
Argyle Street, in Winter 1981
|Maintained by||Norwich City Council|
|Known for||Squats in the 1980s|
Argyle Street was a Victorian terraced street in Norwich, Norfolk. It became a
A Victorian street consisting of small two up two down terraced houses, according to Morant's map, Argyle Street was partly built in 1873. In 1883-4 there were 106 families, mainly manual workers with a significant number of men employed by the railway. The Jarrold & Sons Directory of 1889 lists one shopkeeper.
The street was saved from slum clearance in the early 1960s, after the nearby area of Richmond, or the village on the hill was completely demolished.