1986 The shops in Nettlebed.

There are not very many shops in       
Nettlebed because a lot of people shop 
in towns near by.Holms was built in the
17th century. They sell clothes,       
sweets, cigarettes, stationery and     
chemists supplies. They have about 250 
customers a week.The Butchers shop has 
been a Butcher since 1907. Two people  
work there and about 500 people go     
there per week. They sell cooked meat, 
raw meat, cheese and eggs.At the       
Antique shop they sell 17th to 18th    
century English furniture.4 people work
full time 2 work part time.They have 10
to 50 people a week.The grocers get    
about 1,000 customers a week.The       
building was built in about 1802.The   
man who owns it also owns the butchers.
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
 

Map of the area

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