1830 – Market House, Newbliss, Co. Monaghan


A two-storey five-bay building, with outer two breaking forward, composed of dressed limestone, random rubble and red brick. The three central bays have round arches at the lower storey and rectangular windows at the upper storey. Described by Lewis – “The market, which is on Saturday, is principally for pigs and flax; and fairs are held on the last Saturday in each month, chiefly for cattle and pigs: the market-house and shambles are neat buildings….”

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