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Latitude: 50.6374 / 50°38'14"N
Longitude: -4.3595 / 4°21'34"W
OS Eastings: 233250
OS Northings: 84626
OS Grid: SX332846
Mapcode National: GBR NL.9224
Mapcode Global: FRA 17RD.3G1
Plus Code: 9C2QJJPR+X6
Entry Name: Market House
Listing Date: 25 September 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206648
English Heritage Legacy ID: 370035
Location: Launceston, Cornwall, PL15
Civil Parish: Launceston
Built-Up Area: Launceston
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Launceston
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX32843384 MARKET STREET
660-1/4/99 Market House
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-:
Listing NGR: SX3325084626
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