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Church of St George, Leicester

Description: Church of St George

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188790

OS Grid Reference: SK5919804435
OS Grid Coordinates: 459198, 304435
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6344, -1.1267

Location: 40 Colton Street, Leicester LE1 1RE

Locality: Leicester
County: Leicester
Country: England
Postcode: LE1 1RE

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Listing Text

SK 5904 8/326 Church of St George
1823-7. Architect William Parsons. Chancel built 1879 by Sir A. Blomfield.
After fire in 1911 restored by W. D. Caroe. Ashlar. Perpendicular style.
Comprising: nave, north and south aisles, chancel and west tower with
porches on each side. The aisles have battlements and crocketed finials
at angles, gabled buttresses between tall windows with curvelinear tracery.
West tower with twin ogee arch bell openings and clock face below in panelled
frieze, panelled angle buttresses in three stages each gabled and topped
by crocketed finial, pierced battlements. The tower originally had a
spire. The galleries inside were destroyed in the fire of 1911, and not

Listing NGR: SK5919804435

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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