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Gate Piers and Cast Iron Gate to Former Midland Railway Station, Leicester

Description: Gate Piers and Cast Iron Gate to Former Midland Railway Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 188847

OS Grid Reference: SK5934704164
OS Grid Coordinates: 459347, 304164
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6320, -1.1246

Location: Station Street, Leicester LE2 0QE

Locality: Leicester
County: Leicester
Country: England
Postcode: LE2 0QE

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Listing Text

Gate piers and cast iron
SK 5904 8/340 gate to former
Midland Railway
2.Gatepiers and gate.1839. Only surviving features of the former Midland Railway Station
by William Parsons in Greek Revival style. Station demolished in 1890 and rebuilt. Two
stone piers and one cast iron gate. Each pier, of five slightly tapering ashlar blocks
on a projecting single block base course, has a frieze and moulded classical cornice with a
weathered capping block over. The sides of each pier are cut with a central vertical band
which stops against a vertical console bracket below the frieze. A single leaf C.I. gate,
with fleur de lys finials to the vertical bars, is hinged onto the west side of the west

Listing NGR: SK5934704164

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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