Print of a watercolour illustration
by John R.Llwyd Roberts
to 25 Tanners Hill were rebuilt in the 1750s
on the site of even smaller 17th century
Some of the varied timber used in their construction
probably came, legally or illegally, from
the Royal Dockyard.
Early occupiers included shipwrights, market
gardeners, and carpenters.
Some of the houses were used for trades from
the beginning, but the formal conversion of
the ground floors began in the 1830s.
The terrace originally ran from 1 to 31, but
21 to 31 are the only 18th century survivors.