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Tower at West End of S D Strettons and Sons Limited Factory

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Latitude: 52.6326 / 52°37'57"N

Longitude: -1.1395 / 1°8'22"W

OS Eastings: 458335

OS Northings: 304219

OS Grid: SK583042

Mapcode National: GBR FFL.F5

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.G3M3

Entry Name: Tower at West End of S D Strettons and Sons Limited Factory

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074065

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188591

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 Mary de Castro

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

Tower at West End of
S.D Strettons and Sons
SK 5804 SW 2/219 Ltd Factory
1890. Architect Bedingfield? Tall red brick tower, rectangular on plan,
rising one storey and attic above four storey and basement factory, and
attached to factory. Octagonal corner turrets corbelled out with trefoil
headed parelled sides and stone trefoil-headed windows, rising into steep-
pitched chateau-style roof with pinnacles. Stone entrance feature with
moulded three-central arch with carving over, side lights and stone mullion
window over. Groups well with Church of St Mary-de-Castro.

All the listed buildings in Castle Street, Castle View and Castle Yard
together with Skeffington House, the Iron Gates and Leicester High Cross
in garden of Skeffington House, Chantry House and Newarke Wall all in
The Newarke form a group.

Listing NGR: SK5833504219

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