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04 December 2009

1876 – Mercat de la Boqueria, Barcelona

Architect: Josep Mª Cornet i Mas A fine iron and glass structure set in what was an open space surrounded by collonaded arcades.

03 December 2009

1876 – Mercat del Born, Barcelona

Architect: Josep Fontseré A fine iron structure, the former Mercat del Born is now closed for restoration.

30 November 2009

1886 – Beverley Corn Exchange, Yorkshire

Architect: Samuel Musgrave This present building replaces an earlier corn exchange built in 1753. The first regular motion pictures in Beverley were shown here in 1911 and soon afterwards it was renamed the...

06 November 2009

1860 – Central Markets, Cork

Architect: John Benson Home to the renowned English Market, the Central Markets have their primary entrance on Princes Street. the markets area network of pedestrian passageways linking various streets and alleys in the...

06 November 2009

1849 – Shandon Butter Market, Cork

Architect: John Benson Built close to St. Anne’s, the former butter market was once the centre of Cork trade. This is the rear entrance with its triumphal archway flanked by coupled columns and...

02 October 2009

1930 – Mercado da Ribeira, Lisbon

Architect: The Mercado da Riberira is Lisbon’s most popular food and fish market. It exists since the end of the 19th century, although the current market hall dates from 1930. On the ground...

29 September 2009

1792 – Market House, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Colonel William Hayes The Market House was designed by Colonel William Hayes of Avondale, County Wicklow and stands in the middle of Market Square. The building is of five bays in length...

28 September 2009

1827 – Shambles Market, Armagh, Co. Armagh

Architect: Francis Johnston Market yards designed for the sale of hay, animals and other agricultural products, the clocktower and wall along the eastern side of the site was designed by Francis Johnston in...

28 September 2009

1815 – Market House, Armagh, Co. Armagh

Architect: Thomas Duff On a steeply sloped site in Market Square, the former Market House featured an open arcade of arches at ground level (to the rear of the façade above). Later the...