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12 Norfolk Street 6 Norfolk Street
12 Norfolk Street
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8 - 10 Norfolk Street
The Salon
6 Norfolk Street

Railway Yard

Henry Street

Norfolk Street
Typical two up, two down terrace property of Ashlar construction, and would probably have originally had timber two over two sash windows to the first floor, a usually a large display window and recessed timber and glass shop door to the ground floor. The stone roof tiles dating the building as pre 1850.

Kelly’s Directory 1899
Downing William, tea dealer 8 Norfolk street


Traction engine steams down Norfolk Street with a trailor full of wooden logs. Does that look like a photography shop? Was the photo taken by the shop owner, Ernest Battey? Image from a digital collection by Bert Baker.

Kelly’s Directory 1912
Bately Ernest, photographer, 8 Norfolk street

Battey Ernest, photographer, 8 Norfolk street

Midland Counties of England Trades Directory of 1926-27
Mitchell, Julina, Dental Surgeon, Glossop, 8 Norfolk Street
Battey, E., Photographer, Glossop, 8 Norfolk Street

Kelly’s Directory
Robinson Harold, plumber, 8 Norfolk st


Number 10 is the pale blue painted shop front. Photograph courtesy of Cliff Hales.


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.