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Leicester High Cross in Cross in Garden at Rear of Skeffington House, Leicester

Description: Leicester High Cross in Cross in Garden at Rear of Skeffington House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 188748

OS Grid Reference: SK5833204134
OS Grid Coordinates: 458332, 304134
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6318, -1.1396

Location: 12 Castle View, Leicester LE2 7BY

Locality: Leicester
County: Leicester
Country: England
Postcode: LE2 7BY

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Leicester High Cross
in Garden at rear of
Skeffington House (Newark
Houses Museum)
SK 5804 SW 2/298 23.2.55
C16. A Tuscan column with ball-finial, on flight of steps. One of a
series formerly supporting the covered market (1577-1760) and later set
up singly in High Cross Street. Removed to The Crescent in later years,
and in this century to the garden of a house in the suburbs of the City
(Crosshill). Returned by bequest to the City and set up here in 1954.

Skeffington House, the Iron Gates and Leicester High Cross in garden of
Skeffington House, Chantry House and Newarke Wall together with all listed
buildings in Castle Steet, Castle Yard and Castle View form a group.

Listing NGR: SK5833204134

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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