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Cramant Cottages at Rear of No 54, Leicester

Description: Cramant Cottages at Rear of No 54

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 188843

OS Grid Reference: SK5890703948
OS Grid Coordinates: 458907, 303948
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6301, -1.1311

Location: Princess Road Backways, Leicester LE1 6RN

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

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Listing Text

Nos 1 to 6 Cramant Cottages
(consecutive) at the rear
of No 54
SK 5803 & SK 5903 9/500
Terrace of Industrial Workers Cottages, circa 1820. Six cottages of identical
design red brick, slate roofs, tall chimney stacks. Two storey, single aspect
fronting the former rear garden of No 54 King Street. One small window to each
floor with horizontal sliding sashes with glazing bars. The windows have
segmental brick arches but ground floor arches are plastered to look like stone
lintols. The doorways have semi-circular arches with inset plastered tympani.
There are small brick arched openings on the ground floor to each house for
ventilating the larders or for deliveries. One room to each floor, the upper
room reached from a staircase at one side of the ground floor room. The upper
rooms are floored with lime concrete on rushes.

Listing NGR: SK5890703948

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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