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Trinity House, Formerly Trinity Hospital Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6312 / 52°37'52"N

Longitude: -1.1405 / 1°8'25"W

OS Eastings: 458272

OS Northings: 304059

OS Grid: SK582040

Mapcode National: GBR FFL.6P

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.G446

Entry Name: Trinity House, Formerly Trinity Hospital Almshouses

Listing Date: 5 January 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074792

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188751

Location: Leicester, LE2

County: City of Leicester

Unitary Authority Ward: Castle

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

5304
SK 5804 SW 2/114

THE NEWARKE (North Side),
Trinity House, formerly Trinity Hospital Almshouses

(Formerly listed as Trinity Hospital Almshouses)

5.1.50

II

Founded in 1331 by Henry Earl of Lancaster. Rebuilt in 1901 by Goodacre and Sons, and now owned by De Montfort University. Part of the original building remains in the chapel late C14, double-chamfered chancel arch, four lancets in chancel, the entrance hall retains one and a half bays of arcade of depressed two-centred arches on octagonal piers (originally a seventeen bay hall). Monument in alabaster in poor condition, thought likely to be Lady Mary Hervey, governess to Henry V and benefactress of Trinity Hospital. C14 heraldic tiles, 1901 rebuilding consists of:- Stone rubble, slate roofs, front with pointed-arch arcading containing tall stone mullion/ transom windows with leaded panes, two of arches are open with slight projection between with sundial in gable and doorway with paired pilasters and segmental open pediment, four-centred arch door with carved spandrels. Bell-cote on roof. To right the chapel, stone rubble with steep-pitched gable-end slate roof with wood bell-cote. To left at angle following curve of road long brick range of almshouses, stone-mullion windows, gables at ends and two-storey splayed bays.

Listing NGR: SK5827204059

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