5 Monk Street

Main details

 

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

5 Monk Street
Ethnic Elegance (from approx 2018)

arty gifts, cards etc

Before and After Images

 

1979/80

 2015


 

About the building

Damaged by fire 2015 and under renovation December 2015

Probably originally part of the Great George Hotel as the cellars extend under this building and the adjacent 5A. The basement has a Tudor arch.

A reused ship’s mast goes through the house as a newel to the spiral staircase.

Drawings by Rob Hall, Conservation Officer Monmouth District Council, suggest that this was a timber framed building with a jettied upper floor and a new shop front built forward of this. source: l Hurley

The tiles in the fireplace were made by W Goodwin, Lugwardine, Hereford. The factory closed in 1800.

 

 

Recent history

2017/18 Approx  : re-opened as Ethnic Elegance – selling gifts/artworks/cards etc

2015: January: Divalution hair studio also burnt out in fire affecting next door.

2006: Danters Estate Agent

1989, 1993: Delma’s Ladies Hair Salon

1988: Mufty, Victorian Clothes & Antiques/ Delma’s Ladies hair salon.

1969: advertisement  hairstylist required (March), sale of permanent waves (Nov)

1950- 1982: ground floor, Boot sale & repair proprietor D R Berrington; first floor, Delma’s ladies hairdresser.

Mr D R Berrington stated that the fittings of a butcher’s shop owned by Denner were still there in 1950.

 


 

Previous occupiers

Year

Name

Detail

Source

1970

D R Berrington

Boot maker

Kelly

1937

Henry Gwyther & Sons

”         ”

Kelly

1934

”            ”

”            ”

Kelly

1930

”            ”

”            ”

Car/Npt & Dis

1926

”            ”

”            ”

Kelly

1923

”            ”

”            ”

Kelly

1920

”            ”

”            ”

Kelly

1914

”            ”

”            ”

Kelly

1910

”            ”

”            ”

Kelly

1909

Kelly

1906

James Price

Contractor (offices)

Kelly

1901

Kelly

1895

Kelly

1891

Hier Jacob

Solicitor

Kelly

1884

Alphonse Howard Notley

G A Hemmins

Accident & Insurance Broker

Law costs draughtsman

Kelly

1879

Thacker

1877

Owen

1875

Mer & Croc

1871

Kelly

> 1868

1865

1862

Morris & Co

1858

Slater

1850

Pigot

1845

Pigot

1844

Slater

1841

Slater

1835

Pigot

1834-45

Pigot

1834

Car/Npt & Dis

1822

Pigot

1792

Pigot



 


 

Other information

D R Berrington worked as a boot maker for his father who had been employed by H Gwyther, his brother-in-law. The Gwythers lived across the road at no 12.

 

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