Above and below: I have seen many pictures of Butcher Row where one of the shops has a shield sign and always wondered what it meant. It seems to have on top a knight’s helmet with plumes of feathers.
Above and below: this drawing from 1920 approximately reveals the wording ‘Ye Olde Curiositie Shoppe’.
Above and below: here in Little Butcher Row another shop of the same name. I don’t know if the owner had both shops or if they relocated from one street to another.