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Silver Arcade (Section from Silver Street to Cank Street), Leicester

Description: Silver Arcade (Section from Silver Street to Cank Street)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188805

OS Grid Reference: SK5869604551
OS Grid Coordinates: 458696, 304551
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6355, -1.1341

Location: Cank Street, Leicester LE1 4FP

Locality: Leicester
County: Leicester
Country: England
Postcode: LE1 4FP

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Listing Text

Silver Arcade
(Section from Silver
SK 5804 NE 1/335 Street to Cank Street)
1891. Arcade of shops. Inside: in three tiers each with iron balcony
railings, the first tier the stanchions are supported on console brackets,
plain shop windows, glass roof light over central well. Elevation facing
Silver Street, ashlar, three storeys and attic central large round-arch
entrance with splayed and pilastered 2-storey bays to each side and splayed
oriel above. Above, attic windows in roof space with broken segmental
pediments out of which rise small obelisks. Ground floor two plain modern
shops flank entrance. Cank Street elevation : also ashlar, but plainer
with oriel over central round-arch entrance with wooden attic storey above
with square cupola above. Slate roof.

Listing NGR: SK5869604551

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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