Hill Street

From Historical Hastings
Hill Street
Other Names
Former name(s)Corn Hill[1]
Butchers Row
Bullocks Hill
The Shambles
Junctions
JunctionsSwan Terrace
Croft Road
Exmouth Place
Landmarks
Places of WorshipSt Clements Church
Public HousesHole in the Wall
Kicking Donkey

This street on the hillside near St Clements Church was once named 'Butchers Row' due to the concentration of butchers in the area. Later it became known as Bullocks Hill, then ultimately Hill Street. A William Luck was granted a ten year lease on some premises in the area in 1595[2][3]. The meat trade in the area was controlled by a number of regulations issued by the Corporation.


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