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This stunning view of the town, as seen from the very top of the tower of Tewkesbury Abbey, was taken in 1936 as part of the publicity for the appeal to raise funds for the restoration of the tower. The man on the ladder is is Jack Day, one of the builders who played a major part in the work. Sadly, a few years later Mr Day was working on a lower scaffold when he fell and lost his life. the white building in the distance is the Sabrina cinema, just bult that year.- Cliff Burd

86 Church Street


The Tewkesbury Poor book of 1801 lists a Joseph Bishop as living here, paying $5 10s rent and 5s 6d rates. This house is a Georgian building and is about eight feet wide. The 1801 Tewkesbury Poor Book states a Joseph Bishop lived here paying £5 10s ...

89-90 Church Street and the Vaulted Cellar Beneath


There are two doorways in the cellar, but both have been bricked up. That on the road side has early sandstone door pillars and a carved lintel; above this was the normal entrance from the road, similar to other Church Street properties. The stones at the ...

91-92 Church Street - The Old Curiosity Shop


Tourism in Tewkesbury clearly benefits from the buildings featured in the novels of Charles Dickens , Mrs. Craik and John Moore‘s ‘Brensham Trilogy ', based on Tewkesbury and the surrounding area. Researchers, however, can only ...

82-83 Church Street


An exceptionally fine and well-preserved medieval town house. Pair of houses in row. Late C15 or early C16. Late C16/17 rear wing, extended late C18/C19. Close studded framing with plaster infill to front, heavy box framing elsewhere, brick underbuild; ...

The Old Hat Shop


The Hat Shop in Church Street, one of the old houses in Tewkesbury which has often been drawn and photographed, is older than it seems. On the street front it is apparently a later seventeenth century timber-framed building. At the side, over the archway ...

66 Church Street


"This is a Grade II listed building and includes No. 36 St. Mary's Lane. It is a mid-16th century timber framed building, tension braced with plaster panels. The first floor is jettied and it has a steep tiled roof with gable ends. There are two ...

74 Church Street


From Linnell :  Listed Grade II 18th century stuccoed brick front with parapet to timber frame. 3 storeys. 1 window, sashes in exposed moulded cases, no glazing bars. Brick chimney rising from parapet on left. Early 18th century ...

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