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Latitude: 52.6594 / 52°39'33"N
Longitude: -1.125 / 1°7'30"W
OS Eastings: 459277
OS Northings: 307216
OS Grid: SK592072
Mapcode National: GBR FJ8.LJ
Mapcode Global: WHDJB.PFG1
Entry Name: Belgrave Hall, Railings and Gates in Front of Belgrave Hall
Listing Date: 5 January 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1074030
English Heritage Legacy ID: 188611
Location: Leicester, LE4
County: City of Leicester
Unitary Authority Ward: Belgrave
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: The Resurrection
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
5.1.50 Belgrave Hall.
- Railings and gates in
SK 5907 10/4 front of Belgrave Hall.
Built 1709. Large house, now the property of the Corporation and used
as a Museum. Built of brick in red and blue chequer pattern. Three storeys.
Two wings and narrow recessed centre. Wings: two windows to ground and
first floor and one to second floor. All sashes with glazing bars in
moulded casing, flat brick arches, sills. Very plain elevation with no
ornament except a narrow moulded stone capping to parapet. Centre recess
contains door in good moulded stone case, moulded cleft segmental pediment
with stone urn in centre, windows flanking doorway, first floor two windows,
second floor one window. Very fine contemporary rainwater-heads and spouting
dated 1709 and 1713. Including fine wrought iron railings, gates and
overthrow in front gates aof house. Rear elevation: three gables with
moulded coping, pedimented doorcase, one storey semi-circular bay with
railings above C19. Interior: has excellent panelled rooms, very good
fireplaces, a notable staircase and landing with barley-sugar balusters,
moulded hand- rail, and panelled dado.
St Peter's Church, Belgrave Hall and Garden Walls, Stables and Monument
to Edward Holdsworth, the Gateway and Railings to Belgrave Gardens,
Belgrave House and Stables all in Church Road, together with Cross Corners
in Thurcaston Road form a group.
Listing NGR: SK5927707216
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