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21 and 23, High Cross Street, Leicester

Description: 21 and 23, High Cross Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188662

OS Grid Reference: SK5839204555
OS Grid Coordinates: 458392, 304555
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6356, -1.1386

Location: Highcross Street, Leicester LE1 4PJ

Locality: Leicester
County: Leicester
Country: England
Postcode: LE1 4PJ

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Nos 21 and 23
SK 5804 7/252
Early C18. Stuccoed. Heavy moulded modillion eaves cornice. Steep-pitched
slate roof with gable ends. Two storeys. Two windows. Left-hand first
floor sash with glazing bars, right-hand first floor new two-light casement.
Ground floor mid Cl9 shop front with two plate glass windows, entablature
with dentilled cornice, and pilasters. Central carriageway. The north
end wall incorporates stone rubble remains of C18 Borough Gaol which once
adjoined. Brick wing at rear with C18 wood mullion/transom window. An
early print shows date 1717 on front, which is date that Morgans Locksmith
was established. No 21 is still premises of Morgans Locksmith.

Listing NGR: SK5839204555

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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