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1945/6 photo by H. Felton: number 400

dilapidated house of two storeys with a less dilapidated building to the right

No. 400 was a butchers by 1861 and remained so until at least 1933. In 1933 the business was run by the Lockyer family, who were living at this address in 1890, possibly earlier. The building had a frontage of 16' and was over 30' deep. At the time of the 1909/10 Valuation there was a slaughterhouse to the rear.

By the time this photo was taken no. 400 was looking very dilapidated and was probably unoccupied. The area to the left of no. 400 was taken over in the 1920s by the Gas Light & Coke Co., whose truck is outside no. 400. At the time of the 1909/10 Valuation no. 400 was 'one of a terrace' and was 'old and requires repair'.

Reproduced by permission of English Heritage.NMR

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Published May 2008