SO7193 : New Market Hall, Bridgnorth

near to Bridgnorth, Shropshire, Great Britain

New Market Hall, Bridgnorth
New Market Hall, Bridgnorth
An eye-catching building on the corner of North Gate and Listley Street. Pevsner describes it as the "magnum opus of a local man, Robert Griffiths", but it is also described as gross Italianate which doesn't say much for the rest of Mr Griffith's work. Polychromatic brick - red, blue and yellow - and a typical tower with corbelled arches. Grade II listed.
It was built in 1856, whereupon apparently traders refused to move in, and it is now a museum.
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July 2010   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 7 June, 2011
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Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 7163 9304 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:32.0687N 2:25.1803W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 7164 9310
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