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The City Trail  -  The Livestock Market
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Wakefield Cattle Market was established in 1765
The market grew to become the largest in the North of England during the 19th century.
In the 1860's nearly 1/2 a million animals went through the gates.
It had been sold in 1938 to Wakefield Corporation for 9,000 and finally closed in 1965

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