ST8260 : The walls came tumbling down

taken 8 years ago, near to Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, Great Britain

The walls came tumbling down
The walls came tumbling down
This part of Silver Street used to be home to the old Town Hall and the Court Leet. It had a colonnade (which held traders' stalls) and also housed some stocks, pillories and a whipping post for those found guilty of misdemeanours. But the area is still known as the Old Market, alongside The Shambles - appropriately enough, the sadly neglected hall collapsed in 1826.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 July, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre  Health and social services 
Former (from Tags)
Town Hall  Market Place  Court Leet 
Primary Subject of Photo
Hall 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 8266 6099 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:20.8633N 2:15.0216W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 8268 6100
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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