14 Cross Street

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Present Occupier:
Present Owner:
Ground Floor:
Other Floors:
Date when first used by present occupier:

14 Cross Street
Alison Tod (see No. 13 Cross St)
Alan Griffiths



Before and After Images

 

 1979/80

 2015


 

About the building

From Abergavenny Local History Survey 1980:

The timber frame structure has floors that interlock with those of the Angel Hotel  (source : Mr Horsington)

 

 

Recent history

From Sept 2017 : Alison Tod – Designer Millinery – expanded from No. 13 next door

From 2006 (approximate) to May 2017 : Love Lily, Florists.   Moved to the Old Chapel, Radstock Court

In 1993, advert in Abergavenny Chronicle shows 14 Cross Street as “Mock Lobster” selling gifts, clothing, soft furnishings

From Abergavenny Local History Survey 1980:

From 1966 : occupied by Sidney George Ltd (along with nos. 12 and 13 Cross Street)

From 1946-1966 : G R Silverthorne, Radio, Television, Electrics & Records

 

 


 

Previous occupiers

Year

Name

Detail

Source

1970

Sidney George Ltd

Drapers

Kelly

1937

Sidney George Ltd

Drapers (& no.13)

Kelly

1934

Sidney George Ltd

Drapers (& no.13)

Kelly

1930

Sidney George Ltd

Drapers (& no.13)

Car/Npt & Dis

1926

Sidney George Ltd

Drapers (& no.13)

Kelly

1923

A Jones & Sons Ltd

Timber & Coal Merchants

Kelly

1921

A Lyons

Antique Dealer

Kelly

1914

A Lyons

Antique Dealer

Kelly

1910

A Lyons

Jewellers

Kelly

1906

Sidney Williams

Saddler

Kelly

1901

Sidney Williams

Saddler

Kelly

1895

Sidney  Williams

Saddler

Kelly

1891

Sidney Williams

Saddler

Kelly

1884/5

Alfred Williams

Saddler

Kelly

1879

Alfred Williams

Saddler

Thacker

1877

Alfred Williams

Saddler

Owen

1875/4

Alfred Williams

Saddler

Mer & Croc

1871

Rev Edward Henry Smith

Residential

Kelly

1865

Samuel Harris

Saddler & Harness Maker

Webster

1864

“Prob.Rees & Son (sic) ALHSurvey 1980

1862

Samuel  Harris

Saddler & Harness Maker

Morris & Co

1858

Samuel Harris

Saddler & Harness Maker

Slater

1851

William Williams

Saddler & Harness Maker

Census

1835

?John Williams

Saddler & Harness Maker

Pigot



 


 

Other information

From Abergavenny Local History Survey 1980:

Receipt dated 1900 (A/4649-0) from Sydney Williams, Saddler.  Original survey also has copy of a receipt c.1895 “Alfred Williams, Saddler &  Harness Maker.  Next to the Angel Hotel, 14 Cross Street, Abergavenny.   Saddlery & Harness at Stores’ prices.  Patronage respectfully solicited.   The best workmanship only.”

During WW2, there was a doughnut bar for GI’s here, (part of the Angel Hotel)  known as the American Donut Dugout- “sometimes a very wild place” (Mr Salter)

 

 

Source : Abergavenny Chronicle adverts :

1986 : ad for  Sydney George (at nos 12-14)

2005 : ad for Sirius selling silver jewellery/carving/crystals/candles/cushions

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