The Provision Market, Dock Street


Photo reference number: 123

The Provision Market, between Dock Street and High Street, is a handsome building in Renaissance style with central tower, and was purchased from the Duke of Beaufort and rebuilt in 1888, at a cost, including the market rights, of over 42,000. The main frontage is in Dock Street, and is arranged for shops. The great central hall is 192 feet in length and 145 feet wide, with a gallery running round. Accommodation is provided for over 150 stalls. The principal market days are Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

(Text and Photo from Johns's Newport Directory 1928)