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Belgrave House, Railings and Piers in Front of Belgrave House, Leicester

Description: Belgrave House, Railings and Piers in Front of Belgrave House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 188617

OS Grid Reference: SK5924807182
OS Grid Coordinates: 459248, 307182
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6591, -1.1255

Location: Church Road, Leicester LE4 5PE

Locality: Leicester
County: Leicester
Country: England
Postcode: LE4 5PE

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There is also a scheduled monument, The 'Roman' bridge, Belgrave, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

5.1.50 Belgrave House.
- Railings and Piers in
SK 5907 10/6 front of Belgrave House
Built 1776. A fine red brick house of three storeys, five windows. All
sashes with glazing bars, flat brick arches. Slate hipped roof. Stucco
bands and modillion eaves cornice. Round-headed recess over centre windows,
which on the first floor has a pulvinated frieze and small cornice. Central
door and traceried fanlight, but later glazing, doorcase with Tuscan half-columns
and open modillion pediment. Two one-storey side wings with doors between
two windows, all with round heads with tracery, above is a balustraded
parapet with ramped ends to house and to brick piers, each side surmounted
by three urns. Including contemporary wrought iron railings, and stucco
piers with balls. Rear elevation: central three-storey splayed bay, moulded
brick cornice, five windows. Relatively plain interior with staircase
with plain balusters, and secondary staircase.

St Peter's Church, Belgrave Hall and Garden Walls, Stables and Monument
to Edward Holdsworth, the Gateway and Railings to Belgrave Gardens,
Belgrave House and Stables all in Church Road, together with Cross Corners
in Thurcaston Road form a group.

Listing NGR: SK5924807182

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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