The history of 4 Finkin Street

4 Finkin Street is a Grade II-listed historic building based in Grantham, England. Built in 1805 and designed by architect John Nash, the building was originally used as an inn and today still features original barrel supports, salting booths and hooks for salting meat.

In its long life, 4 Finkin Street has also played host to a school, a police station and a post office. RetireInvest purchased the building in 2001 and we have been there ever since!

Other Finkin Street landmarks

Finkin Street Chapel

Number 4 isn’t Finkin Street’s only historic building. Finkin Street Chapel was constructed in 1840 and was former prime minister Margaret Thatcher’s childhood church. The chapel has a lectern dedicated to Thatcher’s father, who was a local preacher at the church.

Granta Hall

Number 6 Finkin Street, otherwise known as Granta Hall, has a rich history dating back to 1836. It was built by the Grantham Philosophical Institution, a society for those interested in science and literature. Since being sold off by the society in 1859, 6 Finkin Street has been used as a dispensary, a solicitor’s office and a printing works, among other uses. It is now occupied by estate agency firm Brown & Co. .