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Latitude: 52.6359 / 52°38'9"N
Longitude: -1.1331 / 1°7'59"W
OS Eastings: 458764
OS Northings: 304591
OS Grid: SK587045
Mapcode National: GBR FGJ.TZ
Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.K0NK
Entry Name: The Thomas Cook Building
Listing Date: 31 October 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1074043
English Heritage Legacy ID: 188640
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 St Martin
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SK 5804 NE 1/237 31.10.72 The Thomas Cook Building
Dated 1894. Architects Goddard and Paget. Three storeys and attic Ceramic
front. Four bays wide. First floor with carved arches between piers
with ornamental Ionic half-coumns in front; balustraded balcony between.
Entablature over with ornamental frieze of railway engines etc. Above
this, rather similar treatment with three-light mullion and transom windows.
Frieze inscribed "184l T. Cook and Son 1891". Three-light windows to
attic, single pilasters, with four small Flemish gables above. Modern
shop front. This is a refacing and alteration of an earlier building.
Thomas Cook died in 1892 and the facade may have been intended as a memorial
Listing NGR: SK5876404591
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