Looking towards village store circa
On the left of the
photo is the Coffee Tavern & Club Rooms which at that time
was owned by the Hitchcock family, the lady in the doorway is
most likely to be Mrs Maria Howlett who was listed as the manageress.
Next is the Queens Head, the owner Geo Cousins was listed in the
county directories 1883,1885 but not in 1888. The shop facing
is listed John Pratt Grocer, Draper & Baker, he was also agent
for the Norwich Union Insurance.
Harry Chambers, Harness maker was said to have lived in one of
the cottages on the church wall.
The cottages alongside
todays church wall, were built in 1559 and demolished in May 1900