Monthly Archives: September 2011

High Street Quiz Answers

I hope you had a look at the quiz and got some, if not all of the answers. Names – A.  Which sweetshop has Chitty Chitty Bang Bang connections?  B. Which jewellery store could be explosive?  C. What does Dr. … Continue reading

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High Street Quiz

How much do you know or have you noticed about the? Test yourself with this quiz. Names – A.  Which sweetshop has Chitty Chitty Bang Bang connections?  B. Which jewellery store could be explosive?  C. What does Dr. Feelgood specialise … Continue reading

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The Melledge family and the Antelope

The Antelope Inn has already been mentioned in this blog quite a lot as one of the town’s leading inns and possibly its oldest. The inn dates from at least the 15th century and a stone fire place of this … Continue reading

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Snippets

A few of the many interesting bits and pieces which have emerged during our researches for the project: – During recent renovations at the King’s Head, part of the original stone wall of this Tudor building was revealed, showing the … Continue reading

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Travellers in the High Street – Part Two

By the 1840’s the golden age of coaching was coming to an end and the coach no longer set out daily from the Antelope Inn with maximum bustle and importance for the long run to London. Instead by 1842, according … Continue reading

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