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Wigan Town & Country 1914


The Market
Photo: Rev David Long
Views: 1,108
Item #: 8015
Obviously a quiet day....

Comment by: Eric Turner on 20th November 2008 at 16:51

In 1948, I had a brand new van, I was delivering bread & cakes to Morton's stall in the Market, I had clipped the back doors open to the sides of the van and I was parked near the pillars that held up the canopy in this picture. The two hanging lamps had long gone, as I drove away I had left the back doors open, the nearside one hit the pillar and the door was all crumpled up. My boss was not amused.

Comment by: Christine on 20th November 2008 at 22:32

When the market hall was demolished my brother got a couple of pillars to fit in his house when he knocked the wall through to make one large room and the pillars made a lovely feature.

Comment by: russ robie on 21st November 2008 at 07:32

Sadly another beautiful building demolished by Wigan council

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