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Area Railings to No 81, Leicester

Description: Area Railings to No 81

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 188686

OS Grid Reference: SK5889203841
OS Grid Coordinates: 458892, 303841
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6291, -1.1313

Location: King Street, Leicester LE1 6RP

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

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Listing Text

(West Side)
5.1.50 Nos 69 to 81 (odd)
Area Railings to No 81
SK 5803 9/57
Dated 1836. Early C19 terrace range in stucco, with plinth and bands.
Two-storey houses in pairs, with pilasters with anthemion capitals dividing
off all windows and doors. Ten window range, with dog-eared stucco architraves.
All sashes with glazing bars. Doors paired and recessed, each pair with
a plain segmental headed entry up three stone steps. Five-panel doors
with rectangular traceried fanlights. Plain frieze and cornice breaking
forward between doorways. No 81 is the corner house of block, faces south,
with similar treatment, and division by pilasters but the centre has a
rounded two-storey bow containing door and window, and a plaque above
inscribed "Crescent Cottages 1836" inserted in frieze below the cornice.
Recessed door, which has a shouldered stucco architrave, as also the two
ground floor windows. A small rectangular blind panel flanks door and
central upper window. One later dormer with barge boards. Slate roof.
Including area railings to No 81 with spear-headed shafts and linked circles
in frieze below, the two small gates are treated in same way.

Listing NGR: SK5889203841

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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