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In the 16th century, the area round the churchyard was the commercial centre of Alcester; it included Butter Street, which borders two sides of the churchyard. It is a narrow street which receives very little direct sunshine, making it the ideal site for the sale of butter and other perishables.

Other Memories from Alcester

I wonder if any older people remember my gt uncle, Fred Gazey. He used to live at Keeper's Cottage at the top of Primrose Hill. He was killed in the late 1960's when an unknown well in the house collapsed and he drowned. I spent many happy hours up at the small holding in 1950's and 60's and adored my uncle. His wife, Ethel, died in 1951 and as they had married late in life had no children of their own. He only ever ...see more

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