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1,2,3,4-14, THE CRESCENT (See details for further address information)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Castle, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6293 / 52°37'45"N

Longitude: -1.1309 / 1°7'51"W

OS Eastings: 458924

OS Northings: 303857

OS Grid: SK589038

Mapcode National: GBR FHM.9C

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.L5QN

Entry Name: 1,2,3,4-14, THE CRESCENT (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 5 January 1950

Last Amended: 15 January 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074019

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188684

Location: Leicester, LE1

County: City of Leicester

Unitary Authority Ward: Castle

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

KING STREET
1.
5304
(East Side)
THE CRESCENT
SK 5803 9/59 5.1.50 Nos 1 and 2
3.6.74 No 3
5.1.50 Nos 4 to 14 (consec)
II* GV
1.
Includes No 56 King Street and No 38 Regent Road.
Circa 1810. Restored. Crescent of very pleasing design, in red brick.
Stucco eaves cornice and bands of first floor sills. Thirteen windows
each side of centre which breaks forward with pilastered ends and three
windows. All sashes with glazing bars and rubbed flat brick arches.
The end elevations have each three windows and high plinth and these and
the centre are pedimented, and have a stucco frieze continuining the line
of the cornice of the main block. Central tympanum has a bulls-eye window
with stucco frame. All doors (except centre) are double-recessed round
arches with radial glazed fanlights and six-fielded-panel doors. Centre
has full-length second storey windows with good wrought iron balcony,
and paired entrance doors under a large elliptical traceried fanlight,
with a porch in iron teillage with frieze and shallow pediment all of
delicate design. Area railings have been removed.

Nos 1 to 14 (consec) No 56 d No 38 Regent Street form a group.


Listing NGR: SK5892403857

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