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Leicester High Cross in Cross in Garden at Rear of Skeffington House

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6318 / 52°37'54"N

Longitude: -1.1396 / 1°8'22"W

OS Eastings: 458332

OS Northings: 304135

OS Grid: SK583041

Mapcode National: GBR FFL.DF

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.G3LP

Entry Name: Leicester High Cross in Cross in Garden at Rear of Skeffington House

Listing Date: 25 February 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184956

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188748

Location: Leicester, LE2

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 Mary de Castro

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

THE NEWARKE
1.
5304
(North Side)
Leicester High Cross
in Garden at rear of
Skeffington House (Newark
Houses Museum)
SK 5804 SW 2/298 23.2.55
II GV
2.
C16. A Tuscan column with ball-finial, on flight of steps. One of a
series formerly supporting the covered market (1577-1760) and later set
up singly in High Cross Street. Removed to The Crescent in later years,
and in this century to the garden of a house in the suburbs of the City
(Crosshill). Returned by bequest to the City and set up here in 1954.

Skeffington House, the Iron Gates and Leicester High Cross in garden of
Skeffington House, Chantry House and Newarke Wall together with all listed
buildings in Castle Steet, Castle Yard and Castle View form a group.

Listing NGR: SK5833204134

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

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