ST3188 : Newport Provisions Market

taken 10 years ago, near to Newport/Casnewydd, Great Britain

Newport Provisions Market
Newport Provisions Market
The blue to plaque to the right of the entrance was provided by the Newport Civic Society and states - "Built in 1854, an early example of a large span cast iron frame building featuring its glass filled barrel roof. The Dock Street offices and tower were constructed late in 1887."

Indoor views can be seen at ST3188 : Newport Indoor Market and ST3188 : The Gallery, Newport Indoor Market.
Newport Indoor Market
The earliest part of the market dates back to 1864 when it was owned by the Duke of Beaufort.
Newport Corporation became the owners in 1885.
Later 19th century development included the barrel-vaulted roof, additional offices and the distinctive tower and Lower Dock Street entrance.
20th century enhancements include the extension to the upper floor in the 1930s with more changes and refurbishment in the 1970s.
Further improvements were made at the start of the 21st century.
Also known as Newport Provisions Market it houses over 60 stalls from butchers, greengrocers and confectioners to sellers of books, records and comics.
Amongst the others are art and craft stalls, a clock and watch repairer, a computer repairer, cafés and hairdressers.
The upper gallery also hosts a variety of events throughout the year.
Grade II listed.
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ST3188, 1921 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 9 August, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 11 August, 2007
Category
Market > Market   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 310 882 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:35.3375N 2:59.7730W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 311 882
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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