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78 and 80, Rutland Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Latitude: 52.636 / 52°38'9"N

Longitude: -1.1271 / 1°7'37"W

OS Eastings: 459171

OS Northings: 304608

OS Grid: SK591046

Mapcode National: GBR FJJ.4Y

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.N0HH

Entry Name: 78 and 80, Rutland Street

Listing Date: 13 April 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250287

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432578

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: The Resurrection

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

Nos 78 & 80
SK 5904 8/328
1923 by Fosbrooke and Bedingfield of Leicester. Built as a leather warehouse for the
Pfister and Vogal Company and reputed to be a replica of the firm's headquarters
in Philadephia. Brick with stone dressings with some gothic details. A tall four
storey, three bay building. Left and right project with large three storey upper
windows with transoms and mullions with continuous shafts. Ground floor right
vehicle entrance. Ground floor left moulded ogee arched doorway with carved foliage
decoration, flanking round-headed lights and circular panels above.

Recessed centre with tall narrow metal-frame canted bay window of three storeys
with ornamental lead panels and ogee shaped roof with tapered flag-pole.

Listing NGR: SK5917104608

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

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