The History of No.5

Now a family home; 5 Wilmore Street has a commercial history spanning nearly 200yrs.

1822-1844 Thomas Sumner – Draper
1850-1856 Thomas Bowyer – Draper
1856-1863 Elizabeth Bowyer – Draper
1877-1891 William Lawley – Printer & Bookseller
1891-1910 John Smith – China & Ironmonger
1913-1926 Mrs Diana Smith -China Dealer
1926-1930 George Smith – China Dealer
1951-1960 J R Smith – China Dealer
1960-1966 J & M Smith – China, Wallpaper & Paint
1966-1968 Rev & Mrs Dixon – Antiques
Mr & Mrs Johnson – Adele Antiques
1997-1998 Cobwebbs Antiques

There is a wealth of beams throughout this wooden framed property. A handmade leaded feature window on the first floor landing, featuring original and medieval glass. Sash windows in the front guest room and an old printing workshop in the garden.