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Burton (Abergavenny)

Burton, 16-17 High Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales, 2014 • A classic Burton that’s still in use, albeit somewhat grimy and with inferior modern logo tacked on. The company’s founder Montague Burton (born Moshe Osinsky in Lithuania) had 333 shops by 1933, and all were elegant buildings which attempted to evoke a gentlemen’s club. Some even housed billiard halls or dancing schools, and all are still recognisable today – there’s a Flickr group here

Burton (Abergavenny)

Burton (Abergavenny)

Burton (Abergavenny)

Burton (Abergavenny)

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  1. Interesting to see how it looked back then. I shall have to compare these photos with how it looks now as a Mountain Warehouse next time I am in Abergavenny.

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