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Description: Collegiate School Leicester
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188622
OS Grid Reference: SK5958004019
OS Grid Coordinates: 459580, 304019
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6307, -1.1211
SK 5904 8/379
1835-6 by J.G. Weightman. Built of white brick with stone dressings,
consisting of central hall flanked by classrooms. Hall facade in
Perpendicular style with a five-light four-centred arch window, a niche
on each side, and above a circular clerestory window have multifoil cusps
in gable end with moulded coping and pinnacles. Single-storey classrooms
on each side of hall linked with an interior corridor and externally with
castellated and gabled frontage pierced with Tudor-Gothic windows, the
whole surmounted with pinnacles the tops of which are missing. The east
classroom has extra storey added later C19. Entrances on north and south
ends with ornate doorways. Two symmetrically placed bay windows at each
end of main facade. All windows except east and west ends of great hall
are in Tudor-Gothic style, rectangular with stone mullions and dripmoulds.
Modern low single-storey flat-roof laboratory attached to front. The
great hall roof with hammer-beams and curved braces resting on stone corbels,
tie-beams supported by king-posts terminating in decorative bosses.
Listing NGR: SK5958004019
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Source: English Heritage
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