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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...

04 September 2012

1870 – Market Hall, Burnley, Lancashire

Architect: James Green Constructed but without the planned tower. Contained 32 shops and 132 linear yards of stalls. The market area was covered by a three span wrought iron and glass roof. Demolished...

04 September 2012

1866 – Design for the City Meat & Poultry Markets, Smithfield, London

Architect: Knightley & Mew Placed design after an architectural competition to design a new markets for London. The buildings erected were designed by architect Sir Horace Jones, who was also responsible for Billingsgate...

02 July 2012

1879 – Hide, Skin & Fat Market, Nottingham

Architect: S. Dutton Walker Section looking east with detail of iron roof published in The Building News, November 21st 1879.

08 May 2012

1727 – Corn Market House, Thomas St., Dublin

The Corn Market building was a long arcaded structure, the ground floor of which was completely open to the street. With thirteen arches on each side, and a central cupola, it was a...

20 April 2012

1869 – Columbia Market & Dwellings, London

Architect: Henry Darbishire Columbia Market was established in 1869 as a covered food market, by the philanthropist Angela Burdett-Coutts for 400 stalls. However it was never a success as the traders preferred selling...