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Gates, Gatepiers and Railings at West Entrance of Cattle Market

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6212 / 52°37'16"N

Longitude: -1.1358 / 1°8'8"W

OS Eastings: 458602

OS Northings: 302954

OS Grid: SK586029

Mapcode National: GBR FGQ.77

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.JCCV

Entry Name: Gates, Gatepiers and Railings at West Entrance of Cattle Market

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074056

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188569

Location: Leicester, LE2

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Saffron

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester The Holy Spirit

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

AYLESTONE ROAD
1.
5304
Gates, Gate-piers and
Railings at West entrance
SK 50 SE 17/209 of Cattle Market
II
2.
Circa 1870. Nine pierced cast-iron gate piers square in section with
pilaster shafts at angles, pointed arch heads. Between are gates and
railings with spandrels of linked rings. Two piers flanking centre gateway
are higher with cast-iron cattle and rams heads in tympanum of arched
head facing in four directions. At ends red brick piers with similar
but larger stone arched heads with animal heads.

Listing NGR: SK5860202954

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