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Latitude: 52.6318 / 52°37'54"N
Longitude: -1.1396 / 1°8'22"W
OS Eastings: 458332
OS Northings: 304135
OS Grid: SK583041
Mapcode National: GBR FFL.DF
Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.G3LP
Entry Name: Leicester High Cross in Cross in Garden at Rear of Skeffington House
Listing Date: 25 February 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1184956
English Heritage Legacy ID: 188748
Location: Leicester, LE2
County: City of Leicester
Unitary Authority Ward: Castle
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Leicester St Mary de Castro
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
Leicester High Cross
in Garden at rear of
Skeffington House (Newark
SK 5804 SW 2/298 23.2.55
C16. A Tuscan column with ball-finial, on flight of steps. One of a
series formerly supporting the covered market (1577-1760) and later set
up singly in High Cross Street. Removed to The Crescent in later years,
and in this century to the garden of a house in the suburbs of the City
(Crosshill). Returned by bequest to the City and set up here in 1954.
Skeffington House, the Iron Gates and Leicester High Cross in garden of
Skeffington House, Chantry House and Newarke Wall together with all listed
buildings in Castle Steet, Castle Yard and Castle View form a group.
Listing NGR: SK5833204134
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