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Town Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Castle, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

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

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Listing Text

TOWN HALL SQUARE
1.
5304
(West Side)
SK 5804 SE 3/201 30.3.72 Town Hall
II* GV
2.
1874 to 76. 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 vide, 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, Pickfords, Fountain and War Memorial rearelevations of
Nos 7, 9 and 11 Granby Street and Horsefair Street and all listed buildings
in Bishop Street form a group. (Pickfords is a building of local interest).

Listing NGR: SK5879504319

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

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