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Wesleyan Chapel, Leicester

Description: Wesleyan Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 188582

OS Grid Reference: SK5884804288
OS Grid Coordinates: 458848, 304288
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6332, -1.1319

Location: 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF

Locality: Leicester
County: Leicester
Country: England
Postcode: LE1 6AF

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Listing Text

SK 58804 SE 3/15 5.1.50 Wesleyan Chapel
Dated 1815. Red brick chapel of two storeys with stucco dressings. Five
windows, centre breaks forward with three windows, under a pediment. Central
round-headed stucco doorcase with moulded pediment and semi-circular fanlight
over glazed double doors., Above, the centre window has stucco pilaster
strips and an open pediment. All other windows are double-recessed with
round brick arches. Six-panel side doors in both side wings, which are
recessed. A blind window space over each door has a stucco architrave
and cornice, set in a segmental-headed recess. Doors and windows all
have round heads with radial glazing bars. Contemporary cast iron gates
of fair design, railings have gone.

All the listed buildings in Bishop Street together with The Town Hall,
Pickfords Fountain and War Memorial, Town Hall Square rear elevations
of Nos 7, 9, and 11 Granby Street and No 10, The Royal Hotel, Nos 17, 19
and 21 Horsefair Street form a group around Town Hall Square. (Pickfords
is a building of local interest).

Listing NGR: SK5884804288

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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