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Public Market and Assembly Room

A Grade II* Listed Building in South Molton, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0171 / 51°1'1"N

Longitude: -3.8344 / 3°50'3"W

OS Eastings: 271426

OS Northings: 125793

OS Grid: SS714257

Mapcode National: GBR L1.J8F8

Mapcode Global: FRA 26VF.B0Z

Entry Name: Public Market and Assembly Room

Listing Date: 20 August 1951

Last Amended: 31 October 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317914

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96893

Location: South Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: South Molton

Built-Up Area: South Molton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: South Molton St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS7025-7125 (south side)
Public Market and Assembly
- Room (formerly listed as
20.8.51 Market House)


Erected 1863, Architect W F Cross of Exeter. 2 storeys, ashlar. Slate roof.
Moulded cornice. Parapet with balustrading. First floor has 3 cambered headed
windows with moulded architraves, keystones and 2 oculi. First floor central
window has curved pediment. Rusticated ground floor having 3 round-headed arches
with ram's head keystones. These lead through to the Pannier Market on the
ground floor. On the first floor is the New Assembly Room which has a cast iron
and glazed ceiling and gilded brackets and 2 fireplaces with good Victorian cast
iron grates. Inscription on facade "Erected AD 1863. J E JACKSON Esq. MAYOR".

Listing NGR: SS7142625793

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