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Taxi Station, Leicester

Description: Taxi Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188677

OS Grid Reference: SK5915004691
OS Grid Coordinates: 459150, 304691
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6368, -1.1274

Location: Humberstone Gate, Leicester LE1 3PT

Locality: Leicester
County: Leicester
Country: England
Postcode: LE1 3PT

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Listing Text

(Centre of Road, East
SK 5904 8/264 Taxi Station
Mid to late C19. Gothic style. Small building, detached, on island site
in Humberstone Gate. Stone rubble with ashler dressings. Steep-pitched
slate roof with moulded coping to gable ends with stone finials. Two
storeys. Ground floor central moulded pointed-arch entrance and flanking
two-light pointed arch windows with continuous impost mould. Moulded
string course above. Three first floor windows in moulded shouldered
architraves, centre smaller, above are two small high-pitched gables with
bargeboards forming pointed arch and pierced at apex. Moulded eaves cornice.
At each end there is window with three pointed arch lights and circular
panel above in gable. Chimney stacks at reat (south) with stone caps.

Listing NGR: SK5915004691

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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