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Latitude: 52.634 / 52°38'2"N
Longitude: -1.1343 / 1°8'3"W
OS Eastings: 458686
OS Northings: 304379
OS Grid: SK586043
Mapcode National: GBR FGK.KN
Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.K221
Entry Name: The Saracen's Head Public House
Listing Date: 29 March 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1250227
English Heritage Legacy ID: 432505
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
The following building shall be added to the list;
LEICESTER HOTEL STREET
SK 5804 SE
3/10042 The Saracen's Head Public House
Public house. Dated 1904. By Stockdale Harrison. Red brick with burnt headers in part as
decoration and stone windows and dressings. Glazed brick plinth. Steeply pitched Swithland
slate roof Vernacular revival style. 2 storeys, attic and basement. 5-window range to Market
Place South front of stone mullion windows with leaded lights, including canted oriel bay to
centre left. Similar windows to ground floor with transoms and entrance with moulded round
arch leading to part-glazed doors. Dormer to right, twin gables to centre with 3-light windows
and lead ornamental gargoyle, and prominent partly truncated stack to left. Hotel Street front
has canted oriel bay to first floor, 3-light window over and mullion and transom windows to
ground floor with corner entrance supported on Tuscan column. Part-glazed doors within.
Alley front has similar windows and then walling faced in white tiles. Eaves gutters supported
on wrought iron brackets and lead coping to gables. INTERIOR. Opened out to one large
area on ground floor but possibly retaining some panelling and a fireplace. First floor also
altered. A very well detailed example of the vernacular revival style unusual in a city centre.
Listing NGR: SK5868604378
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