Mr Punch’s Market – 33 Bell Street, Shaftesbury – sign

Mr Punch’s Market – 33 Bell Street, Shaftesbury – sign

Mr Punch’s Market – 33 Bell Street, Shaftesbury – sign

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A visit to the Dorset town of Shaftesbury – home of Gold Hill.

An antiques shop in Shaftesbury called Mr Punch’s Market. At 33 Bell Street.

On the corner of Mustons Lane.

May 2012 is the 350th anniversary of the first mention of Mr Punch in the diary of Samuel Pepys.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punch_and_Judy

Signs on Mustons Lane of Mr Punch.

The building is Grade II listed.

No 33, Including Annexe at South East End in Mustons Lane 33, Shaftesbury

1.
1615 BELL STREET
(South Side)
No 33, including annexe
at South-East end in
Mustons Lane
ST 8625 1/122
II GV
2.
Early C19. A pair with No 31 and faces it on opposite corner of Mustons
Lane. 2 storeys and basement. 2 window bays facing Mustons Lane, 1 window
and door facing on to Bell Street with one curved bay on corner. Stone
rubble front. Slate hipped roof. Sash windows 3 panes wide; 4 panes wide
window on corner with small C19 shop front below. Entrance in Bell Street.
Annexe at South East end of No 33 in Mustons Lane. 1 storey. Stone rubble
with 2 three-light windows with small panes. Pair of half-glazed doors.
Flat roof.

Nos 29 to 33 (odd) form a group.
also forms a group with The congregational church, Wall and railings enclosing
the Church and Nos 3 to 7 (odd) Mustons Lane.

Listing NGR: ST8635223081

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