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Description: 2 and 2a, Castle Street
Date Listed: 22 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 188159
OS Grid Reference: SP4288094003
OS Grid Coordinates: 442880, 294003
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5422, -1.3692
SP 4293 NE TOWN OF HINCKLEY CASTLE STREET (north
22.4.86 Nos. 2 and 2A
Shop row. Early C19. Red brick with stuccoed dressings including
projecting cornice as parapet to slate roof; brick ridge stacks in
centre of south and west fronts and end stack to left of west front. 4
storeys to the 2 left hand bays of the south front with reduced
proportions to third floor, and 3 storeys to the rest of the building.
Nos. 2 and 2A stand on the corner of Castle Street and the Market
Place, there being 3 bays to the west, a recessed bay curving round the
corner and 2 bays to the south. The 2 left hand bays of the west front
have sashes in open boxes with 2-light casements to third floor;
otherwise, sashes on second floor and glazing bar sashes on first floor
except for the corner bay where the windows are blind; all windows have
wedge-shaped lintels with raised key blocks. Late C19 shop front to
ground storey, except to right hand bay of south front; pilastered
screen to rusticated wall surface topped by a cornice. Windows C20 to
right. Late C19 double shop front to extreme right with C20
alterations including a wide fascia.
Listing NGR: SP4288094003
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Source: English Heritage
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