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Fielding Johnson Building University of Leicester, Leicester

Description: Fielding Johnson Building University of Leicester

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 188821

OS Grid Reference: SK5929602900
OS Grid Coordinates: 459296, 302900
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6206, -1.1255

Location: University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH

Locality: Leicester
County: Leicester
Country: England
Postcode: LE1 7RH

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Listing Text

Fielding Johnson Building,
University of Leicester
(Formerly listed as University
SK 50 SE 17/143 5.1.50 College)
1837. Architect Wallett and William Parsons. Erected as Leicestershire
Lunatic Asylum. Large rectangular block of buildings in gault brick.
Symmetrical front elevation has four projecting wings of three storeys
three windows each, the recessed blocks between being of two storeys eight
windows on each side, and three storeys seven windows in centre. The
centre block has a three-window centre breaking forward under a pediment.
The first floor windows have cornices to the side windows and a pediment
to that in centre. All sashes with glazing bars. Central double doors
(modern) under moulded pediment and shouldered architrave. Stone bands
and plinth throughout the whole elevation. Plain frieze and moulded cornice
in stone. Small brick parapet. Slate hipped roof. Blocks at rear connected
by late C19 wings.

Listing NGR: SK5929602900

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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