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Former High Cross Coffee House, Now Liverpool Victoria Insurance and 101 Sports

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6354 / 52°38'7"N

Longitude: -1.1384 / 1°8'18"W

OS Eastings: 458403

OS Northings: 304533

OS Grid: SK584045

Mapcode National: GBR FFK.N4

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.H03Y

Entry Name: Former High Cross Coffee House, Now Liverpool Victoria Insurance and 101 Sports

Listing Date: 27 September 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250176

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432440

Location: Leicester, LE1

County: City of Leicester

Unitary Authority Ward: Castle

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list;

LEICESTER HIGH STREET
SK 58 04
(north side)
7/10006 Former High Cross Coffee
House, now Liverpool
Victoria Insurance and 101
Sports
II
Former Coffee House, now offices and a shop. c1895. Designed
by Edward Burgess. Red brick with painted ashlar dressings and
plain tile roofs. 3 brick stacks. Moulded wooden cornice. 3
storey.
High Street front has central double doors in moulded ashlar
surround flanked by Doric columns. Eitherside are 2 shop
windows, with flanking panelled pilasters. Above a central 2
storey bay window with tripartite glazing bar sashes and below
each window a pargeted panel. To the right 2 similar windows,
and to the left 2 glazing bar sashes, then another tripartite
bay and beyond a further bay with single sashes. Attached to
the right a lower shop wing with a round headed doorway and an
altered shop front.
The canted corner has a pair of double doors flanked by Doric
columns with above a 2 storey bay with a glazing bar sash and
pargeted panels between.
Highcross Street front has 3 shop windows to the right with
pilaster panels between, then a round headed doorway and a
carriage arch with a segmental pedimented surround. Above two
2 storey bay windows with tripartite glazing bar sashes and
below each window a pargeted panel, to the right a similar
single sash bay window. To the left 3 glazing bar sashes to
each floor.


Listing NGR: SK5840304532

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