1, 3 & 5 High Street

  • 1, 3 & 5 High Street. Originally all 3 now only No 5, the other properties are in Church Road.
  • John White and staff at Rose's butchers shop
  • Date not known
Archive Notes:

This was a butchery business carried on by the Rose family, who had acquired this property in 1751, in the 18th and 19th centuries. There was a slaughter house on the site from 1809 to 1938, and cattle were pastured on the Green awaiting slaughter. The site of premises used by the Rose family for a butcher's business. William Rose 'baconman and grocer' bought the property in 1751. Ernest Alden took over the business in 1911 and it closed in 1938. No. 5 High Street was originally two cottages and was owned early in the 20th century by Joseph Frampton and it was, at one time, a beer house or ale house called the Royal Oak. The alley beside it was known as Frampton’s alley. Nos 1 High Street and 3 High Street are now 2 Church Road.

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