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Description: The Butter Market
Date Listed: 7 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 260328
OS Grid Reference: SJ6751034197
OS Grid Coordinates: 367510, 334197
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9042, -2.4845
SJ 6634-6734 MARKET DRAYTON C.P. CHESHIRE STREET
13/25 The Butter Market
Shown on O.S. map as Market Hall.
Small Market Hall. Dated 1824. Grey sandstone ashlar. Slate roof.
3 x 4 bays; equally-spaced side openings and narrow end openings flanking
wider central opening. Open sides with unfluted Doric coloumns standing
on raised stone platform. Triangular-pedimented gable ends, that to
north-west has superscribed date with carved corbels above.
Central square wooden bellcote with pyramidal slate
cap (minus finial) and pair of copper fire bells. Interior: 4-
bay roof with king-post trusses. Five of the stone columns are replacements,
taken from an old house and reused in the butter market c.1972. Market
Drayton Civic Society, A Town Trail (1982).
Listing NGR: SJ6751034197
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Source: English Heritage
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