Where Scott’s was: Petergate


Before leaving the subject of long-established local businesses, here’s a photo of Scott’s butchers on Petergate, taken in June 2007. It closed in 2008 after 130 years of trading.

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Army and Navy Stores, Fossgate


During a wander down Fossgate recently I had a look through the closed doors of the now empty Army and Navy Stores. Not quite empty. Near the door a handwritten sign advertises ‘umbrella / walking stick … More …

Paving, part 2: down the alleys

Time for another page about paving. Isn’t this exciting? We’re off down the back alleys behind Victorian terraced housing. Don’t all rush at once — and don’t trip over the bin bags.

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