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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
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
HIGH CROSS STREET
Nos 21 and 23
SK 5804 7/252
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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