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1,2,3,4-14, the Crescent (See Details for Further Address Information), Leicester

Description: 1,2,3,4-14, the Crescent (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 188684

OS Grid Reference: SK5892403857
OS Grid Coordinates: 458924, 303857
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6293, -1.1309

Locality: Leicester
County: Leicester
Country: England
Postcode: LE1 6YJ

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Listing Text

(East Side)
SK 5803 9/59 5.1.50 Nos 1 and 2
3.6.74 No 3
5.1.50 Nos 4 to 14 (consec)
Includes No 56 King Street and No 38 Regent Road.
Circa 1810. Restored. Crescent of very pleasing design, in red brick.
Stucco eaves cornice and bands of first floor sills. Thirteen windows
each side of centre which breaks forward with pilastered ends and three
windows. All sashes with glazing bars and rubbed flat brick arches.
The end elevations have each three windows and high plinth and these and
the centre are pedimented, and have a stucco frieze continuining the line
of the cornice of the main block. Central tympanum has a bulls-eye window
with stucco frame. All doors (except centre) are double-recessed round
arches with radial glazed fanlights and six-fielded-panel doors. Centre
has full-length second storey windows with good wrought iron balcony,
and paired entrance doors under a large elliptical traceried fanlight,
with a porch in iron teillage with frieze and shallow pediment all of
delicate design. Area railings have been removed.

Nos 1 to 14 (consec) No 56 d No 38 Regent Street form a group.

Listing NGR: SK5892403857

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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