1) A cattle market.

The cattle market in Pontefract was le Nawtmerkette in 1426 and the Nawtmarket in 1546. The site of the market was the nawte market steade in 1552. The place-name was still in use in the seventeenth century.

places Pontefract
dates 1426 1546 1552

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