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The Fish Market

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7601 / 53°45'36"N

Longitude: -2.6998 / 2°41'59"W

OS Eastings: 353963

OS Northings: 429534

OS Grid: SD539295

Mapcode National: GBR T9W.BN

Mapcode Global: WH85M.HRM9

Plus Code: 9C5VQ862+23

Entry Name: The Fish Market

Listing Date: 10 March 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207309

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392092

ID on this website: 101207309

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Preston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Preston St John and St George the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

Tagged with: Market hall

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941-1/9/204 (East side)
10/03/80 The Fish Market


Covered open-air market building. Early C20. Cast-iron and
steel, slate roof with glazed panels. Square plan under 3-span
hipped roof ridged on north-south axis. Open sided,
essentially a floating canopy carried on 4 columns at each end
and one in the centre of each side. Square columns with
panelled sides decorated with attached anthemions and
rosettes, and heavily foliated caps, carrying very deep
trellis girders with ornamental bosses, and long slender
arch-braces to very deep oversailing eaves. Long glazed panels
on 3 slopes of roof; wrought-iron cresting to all ridges.
Forms group with Covered Market.

Listing NGR: SD5396329534

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