MARKET HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206648
Date first listed:
25-Sep-1990
Statutory Address:
MARKET HOUSE, MARKET STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
MARKET HOUSE, MARKET STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Launceston
National Grid Reference:
SX 33250 84626

Details

LAUNCESTON

SX32843384 MARKET STREET 660-1/4/99 Market House 25/09/90

GV II

Market house, now shops. 1840. Slatestone rubble buttressed walls; slurried scantle slate hipped roof with large hip-roofed clerestory 8 bays long with rubble piers with cornices between side bays and stucco piers to 3-bay ends, all windows with vertical glazing bars and random panes. Large rectangular plan. Single storey over basement to north. Market Street side. NW end entrance elevation has central hipped dry-slate roofed porch and central granite pilastered doorway with moulded entablature. Side walls are 10 bays with squat vertically-glazed windows between buttresses. INTERIOR: now fitted with shop fronts. HISTORY: when first built, the central portion was a butchers market and the outer portions were for fish and vegetables. (Robbins AF: Launceston, Past and Preston: Launceston: 1888-: 329).

Listing NGR: SX3325084626

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
370035
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Robbins, A F, Launceston Past and Present, (1888), 329

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05130/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bryon J. Mason. Source Historic England Archive
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