The name "HYDE" is derived from the hide, a measure of land for taxation purposes, taken to be that area of land necessary to support a peasant family. In later times it was taken to be equivalent to 120 acres .
Monday, 1 July 2013
Timpsons Shoe Shop
Following on from the post the other day about Borough Arcade, here is another photo of the same building when Timpsons Shoe shop was there.Timpsons is the middle shop for anyone who can't make out the sign :)
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