Market House / Public Market And Assembly Room

Date:
7 Jun 2000
Location:
Market House, Broad Street, South Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36 3AQ
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Public Market And Assembly Room, Broad Street, South Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36 3AQ
Reference:
IOE01/00223/19
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SOUTH MOLTON BROAD STREET SS7025-7125 (south side) 5/6 Public Market and Assembly - Room (formerly listed as 20.8.51 Market House)

GV II*

Erected 1863, Architect W F Cross of Exeter. 2 storeys, ashlar. Slate roof.

Moulded cornice. Parapet with balustrading. First floor has 3 cambered headed windows with moulded architraves, keystones and 2 oculi. First floor central window has curved pediment. Rusticated ground floor having 3 round-headed arches with ram's head keystones. These lead through to the Pannier Market on the ground floor. On the first floor is the New Assembly Room which has a cast iron and glazed ceiling and gilded brackets and 2 fireplaces with good Victorian cast iron grates. Inscription on facade "Erected AD 1863. J E JACKSON Esq. MAYOR".

Listing NGR: SS7142625793

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Woodhead_Michael IOE Records for Woodhead, Michael; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Michael Woodhead. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Woodhead, Michael

Rights Holder: Woodhead, Michael

Keywords

Ashlar, Slate, Victorian Assembly Rooms, Civil, Public Building, Recreational, Market, Commercial