Great Yarmouth – Row 86

There’s going to be a few posts about the Rows of Great Yarmouth (row as in a row of cottages, not as in an argument leading to a violent fight) since I’m leading a heritage walk there this weekend. I like the effort that the town has put in to placing signs up with the name of each row, with the old painted numbering system also still visible.

Very delightful I’m sure everyone would agree. Anyway, this is Fisher’s Row, number 86, which has also been named Fielding’s Row after the surgeon Benjamin Fielding who lived here. The current name is from John Fisher, an eighteenth century merchant from the town and I think it’s the same person who was Mayor of Great Yarmouth in 1767.