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Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6337 / 52°38'1"N

Longitude: -1.1322 / 1°7'55"W

OS Eastings: 458829

OS Northings: 304342

OS Grid: SK588043

Mapcode National: GBR FHK.0S

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.L229

Entry Name: Fountain

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074781

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188819

Location: Leicester, LE1

County: City of Leicester

Unitary Authority Ward: Castle

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
(Centre)
Fountain
SK 5804 SE 3/342
II GV
2
Dated 1879. Designed by F.J. Hames, the architect of the Town Hall.
Cast iron on stone base. Four large winged lions surrounding Ionic columned
central pedestal, surmounted by shallow bowl with foliage decoration,
out of which rises pilastered pedestal surmounted by smaller bowl with
central fountain finial. Stands in circular pond at centre of Town Hall
Square. Presented to the Borough by High Bailiff Israel Hart.

The Town Hall, Pickfords, Fountain and War Memorial rear elevations 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: SK5882904342

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

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