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21 and 23, High Cross Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6356 / 52°38'8"N

Longitude: -1.1386 / 1°8'18"W

OS Eastings: 458392

OS Northings: 304555

OS Grid: SK583045

Mapcode National: GBR FFK.M2

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.H01S

Entry Name: 21 and 23, High Cross Street

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074010

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188662

Location: Leicester, LE1

County: City of Leicester

Unitary Authority Ward: Castle

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

HIGH CROSS STREET
1.
5304
(East Side)
Nos 21 and 23
SK 5804 7/252
II
2.
Early C18. Stuccoed. Heavy moulded modillion eaves cornice. Steep-pitched
slate roof with gable ends. Two storeys. Two windows. Left-hand first
floor sash with glazing bars, right-hand first floor new two-light casement.
Ground floor mid Cl9 shop front with two plate glass windows, entablature
with dentilled cornice, and pilasters. Central carriageway. The north
end wall incorporates stone rubble remains of C18 Borough Gaol which once
adjoined. Brick wing at rear with C18 wood mullion/transom window. An
early print shows date 1717 on front, which is date that Morgans Locksmith
was established. No 21 is still premises of Morgans Locksmith.

Listing NGR: SK5839204555

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