SJ9399 : The Turkish Gun and Ashton Market Hall

taken 4 years ago, near to Ashton-Under-Lyne, Tameside, Great Britain

The Turkish Gun and Ashton Market Hall
The Turkish Gun and Ashton Market Hall
Looking across towards Ashton's market hall from the steps of the town hall Looking from behind one of the two Turkish field guns, captured Candia during the occupation of Crete in 1897-8, which were presented to the trustees of the Manchester Regiment in 2002 (Ashton Town Hall hosts the Museum of the Manchester Regiment).

The market hall (which dates from Victorian times) reopened in 2008, rebuilt after the 2004 fire which destroyed the roof and the interior. It is a Grade II Listed Building (English Heritage ID:212665 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings).
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SJ9399, 502 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 9 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 10 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9392 9919 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.3631N 2:5.5861W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9390 9922
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Market  Marketplace  Market Hall  Market Ground  Victorian  Nineteenth Century  19th Century  English Heritage  Grade II  Listed Building  Field Gun  Cannon 

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