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Latitude: 52.6402 / 52°38'24"N
Longitude: -1.1321 / 1°7'55"W
OS Eastings: 458824
OS Northings: 305072
OS Grid: SK588050
Mapcode National: GBR FHH.1F
Mapcode Global: WHDJB.LW3T
Entry Name: Former St Patrick's School
Listing Date: 15 August 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1250250
English Heritage Legacy ID: 432530
Location: Leicester, LE1
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 The Abbey
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
The following building shall be added to the list;
LEICESTER ROYAL EAST STREET
5/10043 Former St Patrick's School
Former school and chapel. 1854. By JA Hansom for the Dominican Order of Holy Cross
Priory. Red brick with stone dressings and Welsh slate roof. Gothic style. 2 storeys. 6-window
range of stone mullion windows, including triple-lancets to projecting gables on centre left and
far right. On ground floor 7 stone mullion and transom windows and in the right gable a
doorway with double doors, and hood-mould with end stops. Small window to right and niche
over. Plinth and stone-coped gables with kneelers. INTERIOR. Ground floor has large room
with boxed beams supported on stone corbels. First floor was also originally used for worship
and retains a very fine scissor-braced roof. This school was built as a combined school and
chapel and used as such until a separate church was built in 1867. (Catholic Directory, 1855,
p214; H.Kimberlin, The Return of Catholicism to Leicester).
Listing NGR: SK5882405072
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