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Barclays Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.634 / 52°38'2"N

Longitude: -1.1321 / 1°7'55"W

OS Eastings: 458833

OS Northings: 304385

OS Grid: SK588043

Mapcode National: GBR FHK.1N

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.L230

Entry Name: Barclays Bank

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074013

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188668

Location: Leicester, LE1

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester Holy Trinity with St John the Divine

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

HORSEFAIR STREET
1.
5304
(South Side)
No 10
(Barclays Bank)
SK 5804 SE 3/255
II GV
2.
Circa 1900-19l0. E. Sawday architect. Mannered classical style. Ashlar.
Slate roof. Polished granite plinth. Heavy modillion cornice, parapet
partly balustered. Three storeys. Three windows. Moulded cornice over
ground floor. Ground floor two windows in Gibb's surrounds with large
keyblocks. Ionic pilastered doorway to right with open curved pediment
containing carved figures and large keyblock to round-arch doorway. First
and second floor centre in slight recess with three-light windows and
Tuscan 3/4 columns (second floor rusticated columns). First and second
floor ends have wide rusticated flat pilasters flanking windows with Gibb's
surrounds, first floor with pediments containing very large keyblock,
second floor with elliptical arches. Town Hall Square elevation similar
but wider, and small gables with pedimented heads over end bays. Large
chimney stacks with cornices and pulvinated friezes.

No 10, The Royal Hotel, Nos 17, 19 and 21 together with Rear elevations
of Nos 7, 9 and 11 Granby Street and The Town Hall, Pickfords, Fountain
and War Memorial in Town Hall Square and all listed buidlings in Bishop
Street form a group around Town Hall Square (Pickfordsis a building of
local interest).


Listing NGR: SK5883304385

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