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Victoria Terrace

Victoria Terrace

A wonderful view of Victoria Terrace in about 1900. In those days the residents would have a view over open farmland to the front. Note the gentleman in bowler hat and tail coat standing in the road talking! Obviously no buses or speeding traffic; and note the iron railings are still present. To the rear was once a candle factory or tallow house, it was closed in 1871 when East Crescent was being built, because of the foul smell emenating from the boiling fat.

Image courtesy of Michael Kilvington and update courtesy of Jean Wiggins.

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