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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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He delivered his errand, and said the clans were already gathering in the big hall over the market house. Luigi accepted the invitation cordially.
The tail end of this procession was climbing the market house stairs when the twins arrived in its neighborhood; when they reached the hall, it was full of people, torches, smoke, noise, and enthusiasm.
The fireboys were never on hand so suddenly before; for there was no distance to go this time, their quarters being in the rear end of the market house, There was an engine company and a hook-and-ladder company.
The Market House, in Market Place,, has announced it will host a soft opening on July 15 ahead of its opening to the public during the first week in August.
Market House Collaborative, an 18,000-square-foot space carved out of two floors of a renovated 1902 warehouse at 289 Fifth St.
One of its most outstanding is the Market House, built in 1617, located in the town centre.
Market House, is a new build amounting to 74,146 square feet (6,888.4 square metres) in the Royal Borough of Windsor and was purchased by
He said: "Recent measures have included the proposed sale of Westminster House in Birkenhead, with council staff who vacated those premises now sharing offices with NHS Wirral at nearby Old Market House, which is beneficial for partnership working and sharing office costs.
Lace Market House, 54-56 High Pavement, Nottingham, NG1 1HW, UK
MARKET House is a home full of history and surprises.
"As most of our business is in new-build social housing and housing refurbishment, we are not as affected by the current downturn in open market house sales."