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Sherrard Street

Sherrard Street

A view along Thorpe End with The Carnegie Library (now the town’s museum) in the centre. McDonalds now occupies the cottage gardens on the right. The houses on the left stand just before the entrance to Enoch Evans Pork Pie Factory; built in 1860, closed in 1953 and demolished in 1963. It’s now part of the Morrison’s Supermarket site. Approx date: 1910. Image ref:...

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Sherrard Street c.1915

Sherrard Street c.1915

A view from the bottom end of Sherrard Street towards Thorpe End. On the left is T Moore & Son’s bakehouse and cafe. The trees border the large gardens of Parke House, owned by a family of local solicitors. The Constitutional Club is on the right, and in the far centre is the new Carnegie Library. But the other tower is a mystery, and must have been added by an over-enthusiastic...

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