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Anciently, the Market Place was divided lengthwise by a wall breast high, but it was taken down in 1711, together with the Butter Cross which stood facing the Exchange, and the Malt Cross which stood opposite the end of St James' Street. The latter was rebuilt on a larger scale, and was not finally removed until 1804. The Hen Cross, at the top of the Poultry, and the Weekday Cross, at the south end of Market Street, opposite the Guildhall, were built in 1712, but the former was taken down in 1801, and the latter in 1804, being great obstructions in two public thoroughfares. The market was held on Wednesday at the Weekday Cross, till the year 1800. In 1750, an unsuccessful attempt was made to establish a Monday market in St Peter's Square, where a cross was erected, but it was taken down in 1787. This view shows South Parade and Dunn's printing office, taken when a crowd were awaiting the return of the Yeomanry from Bulwell Forest after their annual training.