Old Town

In the interests of historical accuracy, I feel that I should record that, as I thought, the original location of Old Town, my favourite clothier, now long established in Holt, was at 32, Elm Hill in Norwich, the original Old Town, where they moved in 1992 and opened a shop ‘selling dustpans, brushes, enamel ware, hurricane lamps and balls of string’. In her twenty fifth anniversary history of the shop, Miss. Willey describes how ‘We had no definite plan other than to open a shop selling a selection of household items. In hindsight I suppose we were feeling a sense of loss at the changing face of the traditional high street’. I remembered this on my way to tea at the Britons Arms yesterday afternoon:-


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