Photo from my album
The Cattle Market Hotel (originally called "The Spotted
Cow" ) closed in 2013/14.
It was subjected to an arson attack in 2014 and has since
1873 April 15th
On Monday afternoon, the Easter show of horses was held on the Cattle
Market, Orlando St. The arrangements for the exhibition were far batter
than in previous years, a large arena being formed by means of stakes
and a wire fence, thus enabling the animals entered for competition to
be shown without danger to the public and to the advantage of the horses
themselves. The day being especially fine and warm, notwithstanding the
price of admittance to the ground was double that charged formerly, there
was a very large gathering of admirers of horseflesh, a crowd of two or
three deep standing entirely round the ring.
Taken as a whole the show may be pronounced a success, both regards the
numbers of entries, and the numbers of animals actually exhibited, to
say nothing of the quality of the horses.
1875 March 24th On Easter Monday, the annual show
of entire horses was held in the Cattle Market, Orlando St. There was
a large attendance of spectators, and the show was much superior, both
in numbers and quality, to previous years.
Ex St Marks School/Church
Carol Astle, Lawrence Wolfe,