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Former Woollen Market Hall to North of the Magdalen Hotel, Doncaster

Description: Former Woollen Market Hall to North of the Magdalen Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 335066

OS Grid Reference: SE5767003545
OS Grid Coordinates: 457670, 403545
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5254, -1.1315

Location: 20 Market Place, Doncaster DN1 1ND

Locality: Doncaster
County: Doncaster
Country: England
Postcode: DN1 1ND

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Listing Text

SE 50 SE (east side)

3/70 Former Woollen Market
Hall to north of
The Magdalen Hotel


Wool market, now general market. 1861-3, designed by J Butterfield for Doncaster
Corporation. Brick and cast and wrought iron construction with slate and glass
roof. Tall single storey, 9 bays by 7 bays with 4 internal arcades supporting 4
ranges of roof. Market Road elevation is of brick with stone dressings and has
9 bays, articulated by brick pilasters with stone capitals. Each bay except
entrance to left, has 3 adjoining semi-circular headed openings with stone sills,
flush brick arches with stepped voussoirs and metal windows, which have radial
glazing to the heads. Bay 7 has inserted entrance below the windows. Original
entrance to left has segmental arched opening with corniced ashlar keystone and
ashlar imposts; C20 door and glazing within. Gable above with raked cornice and
stone copings. Corbelled cornice and stone copings to other bays. Hipped roofs.
Other sides of the building to north and west have arcades of cast iron columns
with arched braces over the capitals, supporting decorative pierced iron beams with
cornice-like gutters to top. All arches are now filled in with later glazing or
blocking. Entrance to Market Place, to right of western elevation, has segmental
iron arch with pierced beam over flanked by panelled piers with ball finials to
top, all now filled in wich later doors and glazing. Hipped slate roofs with ridges
glazed. Interior has 4 arcades of similar piers and beams supporting roof made
up of thin tensioned wrought iron rods, bolted together. Listed partly for historic

Listing NGR: SE5767003545

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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