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Cattle Market Refreshment Rooms, Leicester

Description: Cattle Market Refreshment Rooms

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188568

OS Grid Reference: SK5878402951
OS Grid Coordinates: 458784, 302951
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6212, -1.1331

Location: Almond Road, Leicester LE2 7LL

Locality: Leicester
County: Leicester
Country: England
Postcode: LE2 7LL

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Listing Text

Cattle Market
SK 50 SE 17/208 Refreshment Rooms
Circa 1871-2. Architect John Breedon Everard. Single-storey red brick
building approximately cruciform on plan. Slate hipped roof with very
wide eaves supported on ornate cast-iron brackets, and decorative iron
cresting to eaves. Round-arch windows and depressed pointed arch doorways
with moulded brick and keystones in arches and continuous stone string
course at impost level. Tall clock tower at centre, gabled with shaped
bargeboards, arched drip-mould over clock face with carved foliage at
impost with head of cattle projecting at each corner. Surmounted by louvred
bell-turret with square spire with elaborate wind-vane. Including Restaurant
building to west, similar but square on plan and without clock tower.

Listing NGR: SK5878402951

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Source: English Heritage

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