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Long Street

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This had been the main street since C16 and has many C17 & C18 houses.  The Victoria County History suggests that its being level was a main factor in some of the fine houses being built along it.

Notable buildings
Church House
former Lloyds bank building
Balmuir House
Gastrell House
The Ferns
Cambridge House
Porch House
The Old House [no 44]
Police Station & Magistrates Court
Manchester House - during 1850s and 1860s was occupied by Peter Cook, draper who advertised his business frequently in the Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
Nelson House - 36-38 Long Street advertised for sale by auction 27/9/1972 at The Snooty Fox, by Pearce Pope and Sons.  In use as antique showrooms.
Images above of Long Street in 2015
Above the door of the bottom image is the date stone of 1694 with initial W.G.
1725
Messuages in West Street, Long Street and The Green, with wills with probate of Francis BELL and Sarah BELL, 1877, 1891; copies of wills of Thos NEWCOMBE, 1776, and Mrs. Georgiana PRYDE; conditions of sale of messuages in Long Street, Tetbury, and Hankerton, Wilts, and related papers.
Gloucestershire Archives ref. D1347/T19 - date: 1725-1911

1789
Robert Wight, maltster, insured with the Sun Fire Office for his property on Long Street

1799
Mansion house in Long Street, gardens and orchard, agreement to convert great hall into a shop and take down the porch
Gloucestershire Archives ref. D185/22/6 - date: 1799

1820
Letter book of John Letal, attorney of Tetbury. -  Addresse and Subject: Mr. Player. "the old lady at the top of the Long Street... is totally changed," - has committed will to fire and made another "quite the reverse of the first". "The doctor tells me she is in great danger. You may call on her today but I know not whether it will be of any service"
Gloucestershire Archives ref. D2930/2 - date: [1810]-1820

1839
An advert for a property to be sold or let 'All those convenient roomy premises late in the occupation of Mr B.Vick deceased, called the Cooper's Arms, well calculated for a Baker; consisting of a large bakehouse, capital oven, with good store rooms, plenty of hard and soft water, brewhouse, stable, and every convenience for carrying on an extensive business. For terms and particulars apply to Mr J.Cook'
[Gloucester Journal - Saturday 02 March 1839 p.1]

Messuage in Long Street
Gloucestershire Archives ref. D41901

1848
Freehold property let on yearly tenancies producing annual rental of £42 inclusive
a good family dwelling house with a walled garden, greenhouse, stable, coach house, large vaulted cellars and suitable offices, and also a large building formerly used as a wool warehouse but now occupied as a school room and well adapted to that purpose in occupation of Rev.Robert Collins.
A dwelling house adjoining with range of outbuildings in the rear suited for trade purposes if required in the occupation of Miss Mary Overbury.
A cottage adjoining the principal dwelling house on the upper side in the occupation of Mr John Vizer.
The premises are well supplied with spring and soft water and are calculated for the trade of a wool stapler or cheese factor or any business requiring extensive room.
[Gloucester Journal - Saturday 15 April 1848 p.2]

1860 - 23 cottages; 47 houses; 1 house etc.; 1 parcel land; 2 offices; 1 bank; 1 public house/hotel [Ormonds Head]
Tetbury Rates available at Gloucestershire Archives ref. P328/1

1878-1880
Invoices and receipts relating to Jonas Milnes, 1878-80, and [Alexander Low] Thompson, druggist and chemist, 1885-91, both of Long Street, Tetbury
Gloucestershire Archives  ref. D4457/6 - date: 1878-1891

1901
Tetbury (Long Street) [Wesleyan] Plans and elevations, contract, accounts and papers relating to new Mission Hall, Long Street
Gloucestershire Archives ref. D3931/2/15/4 - date: 1901-1910

1914
Lease for 21 years to Wallace Munday and Sam. Fowler of premises in Long Street, Tetbury
Gloucestershire Archives ref. D3313/4 - date: 1914

1920
Oxford House, Long Street: deeds, schedules of deeds, 1920 (Pride, Pegler)
Gloucestershire Archives ref. D4084/Box23/3 - date: 1920

1934
Includes 36, 38 & 40 Long Street, Tetbury
Gloucestershire Archives ref. D1405/19/3 - date: 1934

1946
Tetbury (Long Street) [Wesleyan] Plan and elevations of new vestry, Long Street
Gloucestershire Archives ref. D3931/2/15/9 - date: c.1945-1946

1949
35, 37 & 39 Long Street (shops) G. W. Fisher's working notes
Gloucestershire Archives ref. D1405/4/353 - date: 1949

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