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Latitude: 52.6335 / 52°38'0"N
Longitude: -1.1327 / 1°7'57"W
OS Eastings: 458795
OS Northings: 304319
OS Grid: SK587043
Mapcode National: GBR FGK.XV
Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.K2VG
Entry Name: Town Hall
Listing Date: 30 March 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1074780
English Heritage Legacy ID: 188817
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
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/05/2018
SK 5804 SE
TOWN HALL SQUARE (West Side)
1874 to 1876. By F.J. Hames. Freely designed large detached building of two storeys attic and basement, centre has a second attic. Red brick with yellow stone dressings. Tiled roofs, the centre rises with hipped roofs.
Seventeen window bays wide, all sashes in moulded stone architraves, the centre has end and centre which project slightly, the centre with ornate pedimental gable in stone and stone ground floor with round-arch entrance and balcony above supported on large stone brackets.The wings have attics with pedimental gables with circular lights. Stone segmental pedimented chimney. Tall clock tower over north end, brick with stone clock face stage with pediments over clock faces, and surmounted by cupola.
The Town Hall, Fountain and War Memorial Square, 7-9 Every Street and Horsefair Street and all listed buildings in Bishop Street form a group.
Listing NGR: SK5879504319
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