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3, Darker Street, Leicester

Description: 3, Darker Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 July 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 188858

OS Grid Reference: SK5855404870
OS Grid Coordinates: 458554, 304870
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6384, -1.1361

Location: Blake Street, Leicester LE1 4RH

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

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Listing Text

No 3
- II

Hosier's house and hosiery workshops. c 1850.. Red brick with
painted ashlar dressings. Slate half-hipped roof with single gable
stack. House. 3 storey. 3 bay. Central doorway with single panel door
and overlight, flanked by single glazing bar sashes all with wedge
lintels. To the right a small doorway. Above a narrow glazing bar sash
with broader flanking similar sashes, all with wedge lintels. Above
again a small narrow glazing bar sash with flanking broader small
similar sashes. Beyond to left a single storey workshop addition with
glazed roof and 3 light casement window. Blake Street single bay front
has glazed door with glazing bar overlight and, above a single glazing
bar sash, both with wedge lintels. Above again, a small glazing bar
Hosiery workshops. 2 storey. 4 bay. Blake Street front with 4 workshop
windows and a doorway to the left, above 4, 3 light workshop windows.
Beyond to left a single bay gabled addition with a 2 light casement
to each floor.

Listing NGR: SK5855404870

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Source: English Heritage

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