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Little Street
Little Street is a short street with only a few buildings.
It is one of the oldest streets in Rushden.

The Old Baptist "Top Meeting" Church
In the background the Assemly Room in Park Road

The Church of England Old Rectory in Little Street with
a Memorial Garden to Fred Knight in the foreground.

The Wellingtonia tree still standing at the entrance to Little Street from
High Street South in 2021.

see also 1934 Slums - Inquiry

South Terrace 1956
The brown gateway at the junction of High Street South and Little Street
was formerly the access to South Terrace.
Cottages of South Terrace on the right and outbuildings - probably shoeworkers workshops/scullery - on the left c1950s

At the Council meeting reported in the newspaper on 14th September 1956:-
"It was decided to schedule Nos. 1 to 21 South Terrace as a clearance area."

see also 1910 valuation

The Old Bakery has been rebuilt - No 21
Fred Bayes was the baker in Little Street in 1891
No 27

Backs of Cherry Orchard bungalows
Built in 1956 after demolition of cottages
Steps to Cherry Orchard and Park Road - 49 Little Street

Cottage
Cottage accessed from Little Street - this view will soon be hidden again as a new building is to be erected here in Harborough Road
The access from Little Street
next to No 51

51-59

Built in 1888
D Sherwood - Antiques Centre
1976 advert
Built in 1888 by Mr Bayes
as a general store, was No 1 Harborough Road
D W Sherwood - Antiques Centre
Now numbered 59 Little Street

61 Little Street - corner of Harborough Road
Manning Street is just around the corner from the farm
Harborough Road, formerly Harborough Park was, in the 19th Century, owned and farmed by the Manning family. The last of the family was Alfred, who sold the 107 acre farm and moved from the Farm House, 61 Litt1e Street, in 1887 to Olney.
One of the oldest buildings to survive in Rushden.
With just a few terraced houses, this street is behind the Farm House and this grass area with footpath into the Barrington Road estate, and on up towards the
Bypass and Harborough Field Surgery.


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