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Victoria Market, Stalybridge

Description: Victoria Market

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212638

OS Grid Reference: SJ9641098477
OS Grid Coordinates: 396410, 398477
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4830, -2.0556

Location: Dean Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside SK15 2BN

Locality: Stalybridge
County: Tameside
Country: England
Postcode: SK15 2BN

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Listing Text

(east side)

4/174 Victoria Market


Market hall. 1866. Brick with stone dressings and corrugated
asbestos roof. 3 aisles, 7 x 13 bays. Stone plinth with
banded rustication, stone band, bracketed eaves cornice and
pierced parapet. The central bay is advanced and has
rusticated quoins, a coved round-arched opening with
keystone, fanlight and carved side panels, and giant
pilasters which rise above the parapet to support a
modillioned pediment. Above rises a polychromatic brick
tower with clasping pilasters which carries clock faces and
a steeply pitched fish-scale slate roof with ornate cast
iron crowning railings, canopy and finial. The other bays
have blind round-headed arches on flat brick pilasters.
Central entrances and arched windows to side elevations.
Wrought iron tie-bar roof trusses on cast iron columns

Listing NGR: SJ9641098477

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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