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Henry Martyn Hall

History of Henry Martyn Hall

Market Street, early 1880s (MoC PB.128.82))

The photo shows the building that was demolished to make way for the Henry Martyn Hall

Listed Building

1887. By E S Prior. Flint faced with stone dressings. Tall oriel window on corner with embattled pinnacled crown. Gothic arcade and windows. Interior has enormous fireplace with flues diverted round a window directly above it (a typical Prior conceit).


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