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Silver Arcade (Section from Silver Street to Cank Street)

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6355 / 52°38'7"N

Longitude: -1.1341 / 1°8'2"W

OS Eastings: 458696

OS Northings: 304551

OS Grid: SK586045

Mapcode National: GBR FGK.L3

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.K05V

Entry Name: Silver Arcade (Section from Silver Street to Cank Street)

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074775

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188805

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

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Listing Text

SILVER ARCADE
1.
5304
Silver Arcade
(Section from Silver
SK 5804 NE 1/335 Street to Cank Street)
II
2.
1891. Arcade of shops. Inside: in three tiers each with iron balcony
railings, the first tier the stanchions are supported on console brackets,
plain shop windows, glass roof light over central well. Elevation facing
Silver Street, ashlar, three storeys and attic central large round-arch
entrance with splayed and pilastered 2-storey bays to each side and splayed
oriel above. Above, attic windows in roof space with broken segmental
pediments out of which rise small obelisks. Ground floor two plain modern
shops flank entrance. Cank Street elevation : also ashlar, but plainer
with oriel over central round-arch entrance with wooden attic storey above
with square cupola above. Slate roof.

Listing NGR: SK5869604551

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