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Tower at West End of S D Strettons and Sons Limited Factory, Leicester

Description: Tower at West End of S D Strettons and Sons Limited Factory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188591

OS Grid Reference: SK5833504219
OS Grid Coordinates: 458335, 304219
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6326, -1.1395

Location: Castle Street, Leicester LE1 5WN

Locality: Leicester
County: Leicester
Country: England
Postcode: LE1 5WN

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Listing Text

Tower at West End of
S.D Strettons and Sons
SK 5804 SW 2/219 Ltd Factory
1890. Architect Bedingfield? Tall red brick tower, rectangular on plan,
rising one storey and attic above four storey and basement factory, and
attached to factory. Octagonal corner turrets corbelled out with trefoil
headed parelled sides and stone trefoil-headed windows, rising into steep-
pitched chateau-style roof with pinnacles. Stone entrance feature with
moulded three-central arch with carving over, side lights and stone mullion
window over. Groups well with Church of St Mary-de-Castro.

All the listed buildings in Castle Street, Castle View and Castle Yard
together with Skeffington House, the Iron Gates and Leicester High Cross
in garden of Skeffington House, Chantry House and Newarke Wall all in
The Newarke form a group.

Listing NGR: SK5833504219

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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