Leadenhall Market

Leadenhall Market is a covered market in the City of London, located in Gracechurch Street.

The market dates back to the fourteenth century. It is open from 07:00-16:00 Monday to Friday, and sells fresh food; among the vendors there are cheesemongers, butchers and fishmongers.

The ornate roof structure, painted green, maroon and cream, and cobbled floors of the current building, designed in 1881 by Sir Horace Jones (who was also the architect of Billingsgate and Smithfield Markets), make the building a tourist attraction. It was used to represent the area of London near The Leaky Cauldron and Diagon Alley in the film "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone". It is also popular among local city workers specifically from the nearby Lloyd's Building.

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ee also

* Leadenhall Street
* 122 Leadenhall

Sources

Leadenhall Market [http://www.leadenhallmarket.co.uk/]

Leadenhall Market [http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/our_services/markets/leadenhall.htm]

External links

* [http://www.touruk.co.uk/london_markets/leadenhall_market1.htm The Market]
* [http://www.victorianlondon.org/markets/leadenhall.htm Victorian views on the Market]


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