market hall

market house, market hall

Often, a one-or two-story rectangular building where butchers, fishmongers, grocers, and peddlers sell their goods on the ground floor often open to the outdoors; sometimes arches or heavy posts support a second story that may house municipal offices.
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There was to be a political meeting at the market hall, in the neighboring town; and the member was expected to make an oration, passing in review contemporary events at home and abroad.
The most delightful of surprises was in store for them, when they reached the market hall. Among the crowd of ordinary gentlemen, waiting under the portico until the proceedings began, appeared one person of distinction, whose title was "Reverend," and whose name was Mirabel.
Shrewsbury Market Hall has launched a public appeal for donations of unwanted large picture frames to celebrate its traders in an artistic installation.
A highexplosive bomb and incendiaries hit the Market Hall, shattering its roof and burning it out.
Number of Stores: 2Location: Oakland & Berkeley, Calif.Year Established: 1987Store Size: 2,200 to 14,000 square feetNumber of Employees: 200Owners: Sara Wilson, Tony Wilson and Peter WilsonWeb Site: or The tradition of the market hall is a long-standing one in many of America's older cities and certainly throughout Europe (think, for example, Seattle's Pike Place Market, Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia, Baltimore's Lexington Market and Harrod's Food Hall in London).
Lorries deliver fresh produce to a busy loading bay, from where it is ferried to the main market hall by a system of goods lifts and porters.
Historians, archaeologists and schoolchildren have all played a part in finding out about the village's old market hall
By TONY EARNSHAW Local Democracy Reporter @LdrTony MOVES are afoot to condense Huddersfield's iconic Queensgate Market Hall by moving traders into one half of the space.
Craftsmen are busy putting the finishing touches to the historic market hall of Pembridge, north Herefordshire, ready for its grand reopening tomorrow.
County councillors are due to discuss the potential impact of Brexit on schemes such as Holyhead Market Hall and other infrastructure investments.
From Thursday, September 10 to Saturday, September 12, free tours of the Victorian Market Hall will run daily at 11.30am.