SJ6088 : Old Fish Market, Warrington

near to Warrington, Great Britain

Old Fish Market, Warrington
Old Fish Market, Warrington
This open area in the Golden Square shopping centre is where the old Warrington Market once stood. The market was split into three sections; meat market, fish market and general market. All of it was moved into a new building on Bank Street in 1975.

The iron structure in the centre is all that remains of the Old Fish Market. Constructed 1855/6, it is Grade II listed building (LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings).

When the town centre was being redeveloped in the 1970s, it was decided that this area together with the outer shell of the fish market should be retained for events and activities.
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2012
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Date Taken
Friday, 27 July, 2012   (more nearby)
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Monday, 30 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre  Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6056 8822 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.3602N 2:35.6692W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6057 8821
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Market Place  Market Square  Fish Market  Iron  Canopy  Victorian  Nineteenth Century  19th Century  English Heritage  Grade II  Listed Building 

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