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Rear Elevation, Leicester

Description: Rear Elevation

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188641

OS Grid Reference: SK5879804482
OS Grid Coordinates: 458798, 304482
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6349, -1.1326

Location: Market Place, Leicester LE1 5AD

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

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Nos 37 and 39
(Rear elevation)
SK 5804 NE 1/238
SK 5804 SE 3/238
Rear elevation facing Market Place. Right-hand section - late C19 early
C20, red brick with stone dressings. Five storeys. Five windows. Ground
floor modern. Above all sashes without glazing bars. First and second
floor windows divided by stone Tuscan pilasters the end pilasters flat.
Third floor in moulded architraves with round heads with relief moulding
in tympanum. Fourth floor three windows in moulded architraves with stone
relief coat of arms between. Entablature with modillion cornice. Left-
hand section late C19 red brick, stone dressings, four storeys, seven
windows. Ground floor modern. First floor segmental arches with continuous
dripmould, moulded brick jambs and arches and shouldered stone transom,
above band at second floor level. Second floor window with stone shouldered
lintels with arched heads containing carved circular panel, moulded brick
jambs, moulded stone sills. Above terracotta relief band at third floor
level. Segmental arch third floor windows, the end windows smaller with
shouldered arches and stone panels above in parapet. The entire ground
floor is taken up by modern shop fronts with large fascias. Included
for group value.

Nos 35 and Nos 37 - 39 (rear elevations) form a group with all listed
buildings a on East side of Market Place (Nos 61, 63 and 67 Market Place
and No 35 Gallowtree Gate are buildings of local interest).

Listing NGR: SK5879804482

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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