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Barclays Bank, Leicester

Description: Barclays Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188668

OS Grid Reference: SK5883304385
OS Grid Coordinates: 458833, 304385
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6340, -1.1321

Location: Every Street, Leicester LE1 5BN

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

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Listing Text

(South Side)
No 10
(Barclays Bank)
SK 5804 SE 3/255
Circa 1900-19l0. E. Sawday architect. Mannered classical style. Ashlar.
Slate roof. Polished granite plinth. Heavy modillion cornice, parapet
partly balustered. Three storeys. Three windows. Moulded cornice over
ground floor. Ground floor two windows in Gibb's surrounds with large
keyblocks. Ionic pilastered doorway to right with open curved pediment
containing carved figures and large keyblock to round-arch doorway. First
and second floor centre in slight recess with three-light windows and
Tuscan 3/4 columns (second floor rusticated columns). First and second
floor ends have wide rusticated flat pilasters flanking windows with Gibb's
surrounds, first floor with pediments containing very large keyblock,
second floor with elliptical arches. Town Hall Square elevation similar
but wider, and small gables with pedimented heads over end bays. Large
chimney stacks with cornices and pulvinated friezes.

No 10, The Royal Hotel, Nos 17, 19 and 21 together with Rear elevations
of Nos 7, 9 and 11 Granby Street and The Town Hall, Pickfords, Fountain
and War Memorial in Town Hall Square and all listed buidlings in Bishop
Street form a group around Town Hall Square (Pickfordsis a building of
local interest).

Listing NGR: SK5883304385

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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