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West Bridge Mills, Leicester

Description: West Bridge Mills

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188837

OS Grid Reference: SK5813704264
OS Grid Coordinates: 458137, 304264
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6330, -1.1424

Location: Westbridge Close, Leicester LE3 5LX

Locality: Leicester
County: Leicester
Country: England
Postcode: LE3 5LX

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Listing Text

West Bridge Mills
(H.T.H. Peck's Factory)
SK 5804 SW 2/351
Circa 1850. Architect William Flint. Very large factory building, rectangular
on plan, built of purple bricks with slate hipped roof, withmodillions
to eaves soffit and stuccoed frieze. Gabled dormers. Five storeys and
attic. East side, nine windows and three window projection on left and
narrow projection on right. Segmental brick arches, metal frame windows
with glazing bars. Rising from roof off centre is Italianate style tower
of red brick with three-light round-arched bell openings and modillion
cornice to pyramidal roof with ornate wind-vane. Ground, first and second
floors of east elevation obscured by later addition. Left-hand return
four windows. Right hand return two windows. West elevation fourteen
windows. Bands at first and third floor levels.

Listing NGR: SK5813704264

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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