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Charles Keene College of Further Education, Leicester

Description: Charles Keene College of Further Education

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188675

OS Grid Reference: SK5900804695
OS Grid Coordinates: 459008, 304695
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6368, -1.1295

Location: 5 Hill Street, Leicester LE1 1WL

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

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Charles Keene College
of Further Education
(formerly Old Wyggeston
SK 5804 NE 1/262 Girl's School)
SK 5904 8/262
Dated 1877. Architect Edward Burgess. Red brick and stone dressings.
Embattled parapet. Steep-pitched tiled roof with gabled ends. Two storeys
and attic. Front has two projecting twin gabled bays with square panels
containing shields in gables. Large stone mullion/transom windows. Large
pointed arch entrance with drip mould. Rose-window in gable end. Fleche
over ridge of roof. Including attached gatehouse to left - pseudo timber-
frame and brick, with jettied timber-frame gable end and large pointed-arch
carriageway with iron gates and stone oriel above with four lights with
cusped heads, above is a square panel with shield and helmet.

Listing NGR: SK5900804695

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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