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Latitude: 53.4892 / 53°29'21"N
Longitude: -2.0925 / 2°5'32"W
OS Eastings: 393962
OS Northings: 399169
OS Grid: SJ939991
Mapcode National: GBR FXT2.SY
Mapcode Global: WHB9J.TKSG
Entry Name: Market Hall
Listing Date: 12 January 1967
Last Amended: 14 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1162719
English Heritage Legacy ID: 212665
Location: Tameside, OL6
Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter's
Built-Up Area: Ashton-under-Lyne
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Ashton-under-Lyne The Good Shepherd
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE MARKET PLACE
SJ 99 NW (east side)
4/17 Market Hall
as West Front
and tower of
Market Hall. Rebuilt in 1867 and enlarged in 1881 and 1930.
Brick with ashlar dressings. Large single-storey rectangular
plan, the principal elevation facing onto the market square.
Total of 19 bays with a central tower, projecting plinth,
impost band and modillion eaves cornice with blocking
course. Arcade of semi-circular lights within arched
recesses with keystones below recessed brick panels. Bays 8
and 14 are slightly advanced and have entrance doors below
the arches. The tower rises 2 stages above the parapet. It
bears a coat of arms, a datestone (A.D. 1867), small arched
lights, polychromatic brick decoration, clock faces within
keyed oculi and a balustered parapet above a cornice. The
left bays and left return were added in 1881 and the extreme
right bays, the right return and the rear were added in
1930. Cast and wrought-iron roof structure on cast-iron
columns. W. Glover, History of Ashton-under-Lyne, 1884.
Listing NGR: SJ9396299169
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