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Description: The Market Building
Date Listed: 6 September 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 110733
OS Grid Reference: NZ2889314466
OS Grid Coordinates: 428893, 514466
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5247, -1.5551
The Market Building
NZ 2814 SE 8/405
1863 by Alfred Waterhouse. Two-storey, 5-bay range each bay having a separate
roof ridge with a raised, glazed attic with louvred sides rising from low-pitched
slated roof plane. Cast iron framework with columns and brackets supporting eaves.
Glazed round arcading on 1st floor. Modern shops below. West and north fronts
(the north abutting on the Clock Tower) have full height basements, with ground
floor openings mostly blocked and entrances below. On west front a central entrance
with double flight of stairs to terrace over arched basement entrance. On north
face a quadrant flight of steps leads to door in angle with tower.
Listing NGR: NZ2889314466
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Source: English Heritage
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