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3 Green Street

History of 3 Green Street

Listed building

Early / Mid C19. Grey gault brick. 3 storeys and attic, 2 windows each, sashes with glazing bars. Nos 3 and 5 have the original elliptically headed shop – windows. Round-headed doors with stone imposts and cast-iron traceried fanlights. The other shop fronts are modern. 2 attic dormers, parapet, roof not visible, but probably slate. (RCHM 161).


Thomas Holcroft was deprived of his Fellowship of Clare College on account of his Puritan principles. He started to form assemblies of other dissenters and one of these was at the home of a Mrs Petit in St Michael’s Parish, possible at this location in Green Street.

See Green Street


On the site of the houses numbered 5,4, and 3 stood an old Independent Chapel, dating back to 1688, generally known as the Old Green Street Meeting House, but later referred to Stittle’s Chapel, after the Rev John Stittle, who served his congregation here from 1781 until his death.


(unnumbered) Charles Thrott Green, 35, carpenter, b Chesterton


Frederick Vinton, 44, copperplate engraver, b London

Mary, 47, sister, housekeeper, b London


Mrs L Lambeth, lodging house keeper


George Strickland & Sons, tailors




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