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Rear Elevation of Nos 7 and 9 (Picture House) Facing Town Hall Square, Leicester

Description: Rear Elevation of Nos 7 and 9 (Picture House) Facing Town Hall Square

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188646

OS Grid Reference: SK5885504362
OS Grid Coordinates: 458855, 304362
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6338, -1.1318

Location: Every Street, Leicester LE1 1DE

Locality: Leicester
County: Leicester
Country: England
Postcode: LE1 1DE

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Listing Text

(South West Side)
Rear elevation of Nos
7 and 9 (Picture House)
facing Town Hall Square
SK 5804 SE 3/243
Rear elevation of Nos 7 and 9 Granby Street, a disused cinema (Picture
House). Built 1924. Italianate design. Ashlar. Three storeys. Ground
floor rusticated. First floor large tripartite round-arch windows with
Tuscan pilasters and keyblocks with large cills on consoles. Second floor
five small square windows in moulded architraves with panels between and
moulded cill course. Heavy and widely overhanding eaves cornice with
large modillions to soffit. Roman tile hipped roof. Ground floor two
wide stage or vehicle entrances.

Rear elevation of Nos 7 and 9, No 11 ogether with Pickfords, the Town
Hall, the Fountain and War Memorial in Town Hall Square and No 10, The
Royal Hotel, Nos 17, 19 and 12 Horsefair Street, and all listed buildings
in Bishop Street form a group. (Pickfords is a building oflocal interest).

Listing NGR: SK5885504362

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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