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Alliance House

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle, City of Leicester

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Latitude: 52.6335 / 52°38'0"N

Longitude: -1.1315 / 1°7'53"W

OS Eastings: 458875

OS Northings: 304321

OS Grid: SK588043

Mapcode National: GBR FHK.5V

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.L2DG

Entry Name: Alliance House

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074060

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188580

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

No 6
SK 5804 SE 3/214 (Alliance House)
1885-8. Architect E. Burgess. Former Liberal Club. Red brick and ashlar
dressings. Six window bays. Ground floor completely altered, plate
glass, polished granite and large fascia. Above bays divided by brick
pilasters supporting entablature over first and second floors, stone mullion/
transom windows in moulded architraves. First floor right recessed three-bay
arcaded balcony feature with splayed bay window at centre and balustrade.
Steep-pitched tiled roof with two pyramid-shaped sections, with finials,
partly concealed by round-arched pilastered features rising from second
floor parapet. Included for group value.

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

Listing NGR: SK5887504321

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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