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Provincial House, Leicester

Description: Provincial House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188759

OS Grid Reference: SK5899803922
OS Grid Coordinates: 458998, 303922
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6299, -1.1298

Location: New Walk, Leicester LE1 6TU

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

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Listing Text

(South West Side)
Nos 27 and 29 and No
37 (Provincial House)
(formerly included as
SK 5803 9/82 Nos 27 to 45 (odd))
SK 5903 9/82
Early C19 stuccoed terrace much altered, Nos 31 to 37 having been entirely
rebuilt as one building with front in facimile. Three storeys and attic.
Twenty windows (originally two-window houses). Rusticated ground floor,
above first and second floor pilasters between windows, paired end pilasters,
with moulded bases and capitals, supporting entablature with moulded frieze
and cornice, parapet. Ground floor doorways of former No 30 converted
to windows, Nos 27 and 29 with rectangular fanlights. Windows in moulded
architraves, with cornices, and bracketed cills to first floor. No 27
and 29 sashes with glazing bars. No 37's windows all aluminium sashes
with horizontal pivot windows to second floor. Slate roofs. No 37 has
added mansard roof containing attic. Grade II for group value.

Nos 7 to 29 (odd) and No 37 (Provincial House) form a group.

Nos 1 to 3 (consec) The Museum, Nos 47 to 58 to 64 (even) New Walk together
with Nos 31 to 61 (odd) Princess Road and No 1 West Street form a group
around Museum Square).

Listing NGR: SK5899803922

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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