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Market Building

A Grade I Listed Building in Penzance, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1188 / 50°7'7"N

Longitude: -5.5367 / 5°32'12"W

OS Eastings: 147274

OS Northings: 30293

OS Grid: SW472302

Mapcode National: GBR DXQC.DNK

Mapcode Global: VH05H.Z89S

Entry Name: Market Building

Listing Date: 29 July 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1221062

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69515

Location: Penzance, Cornwall, TR18

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Penzance

Built-Up Area: Penzance

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Penzance St Mary the Virgin with St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


Market Building
SW 4730 5/59 29.7.53.


1837. Architect Harris of Bristol. Large building of granite ashlar. 2 storeys.
Crowned by lead-covered dome and octagonal lantern, the drum with alternating
twin Tuscan columns and semi-circular headed windows, and entablature with heavy
cornice. North and south elevations 9 windows, ground floor semi-circular heads,
flat pilasters, 3 bay beneath dome pedimented. East end, tall Ionic tetrastyle
facade. West end, central pedimented entrance, curved corner bays set back
with giant engaged columns, entablature, raised pediment at centre with clock.

Listing NGR: SW4728030295

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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