SJ8990 : Closures on Market Place

taken 2 years ago, near to Stockport, Great Britain

Closures on Market Place
Closures on Market Place
On the left is The Cocked Hat SJ8990 : The Cocked Hat which opened in 2013. It was previously the Pack Horse SJ8990 : Packhorse Inn. Built before 1671 on the site of the Rector's house. It was first mentioned as a pub in 1790. The present building probably dates from the mid 19th century. It is now closed and boarded up.

On the right is the forum NS2 fashion shop at #3 Market Place. The store closed after being raided by Trading Standards who found and seized a large quantity of bogus counterfeit garments. LinkExternal link The building was once covered with a fake-stone covering much of which is now coming away to reveal older brickwork overpainted with a mock Tudor facade.

Update: The Cocked Hat reopened in February 2019.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 11 December, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 26 February, 2019
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Date (from Tags)
1671 
Former (from Tags)
Rectory 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8972 9048 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.6617N 2:9.3668W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8974 9050
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Public House (Closed)  Former Fashion Store  Mock Tudor 

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