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10 July 2014

1872 – Mercado Central, Santiago, Chile

Architect: Charles H. Driver & Edward Woods In the 1870s Driver designed this impressive market building which was constructed in Britain and shipped to Santiago, one of the major prefabricated buildings of the...

20 February 2014

1882 – Design for Waterford City Markets

Architect: Walter G. Doolin As a result of an architectural competition held in 1880, Walter G. Doolin`s designs for a new markethall were adopted. The building was completed by 1882 at a cost...

15 January 2014

1879 – Selected design for Public Market, Over Darwen, Lancashire

Architect: Charles Bell As part of a civic plan to develop the town, a competition was held to design a new town hall and market. It was later decided to defer the building...

27 August 2013

1844 – Design for Market House, Clones, Co. Monaghan

Architect: William Deane Butler Design for Market House for Clones. Largely built as illustrated minus the small tower over the main facade. In use for many years as a library with its ground...

09 April 2013

1799 – Court House, Lismore, Co. Waterford

Architect: John Carr The Sessions House, as it was first known, was built as part of the Lismore estate, by Lord Devonshire and can be attributed to the Architect John Carr. Like many...

14 March 2013

1819 – Library, Ballymahon, Co. Longford

Architect: S. Mullen Former markethouse converted into a public library. Quite a plain two storey building of three bays, with segmental-headed arches on ground floor and Shuldham family arms in eaves pediment. Tastefully...

16 January 2013

14th Century – Town Hall, Mechelen, Belgium

Built as the Cloth Hall on Grand Market Square, and now part of the Town Hall. The building to the left was eventually completed in a fantastic Flemish Gothic style, as the Palace...

03 January 2013

1692 – Exchange, Derry, Co. Derry

Architect: Captain Francis Neville Built to replace the Exchange of 1622, which was largely destroyed during the Siege of Derry. According to the Ordnance survey of the county of Londonderry (1837): “The Town...

03 January 2013

1622 – Exchange or Market House, Derry

Originally erected by the London Corporation at a cost of over 500 pounds after a decision taken in 1616 that “a market house and a town house should be erected in Derry, by...