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The Nurses Home and Attached Garden Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6239 / 52°37'26"N

Longitude: -1.1348 / 1°8'5"W

OS Eastings: 458666

OS Northings: 303258

OS Grid: SK586032

Mapcode National: GBR FGP.G8

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.J9VS

Entry Name: The Nurses Home and Attached Garden Wall

Listing Date: 31 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432529

Location: Leicester, LE2

County: City of Leicester

Unitary Authority Ward: Saffron

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester The Holy Spirit

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list;

LEICESTER AYLESTONE ROAD
SK 5803
(west side)
9/10046 Number 73,
The Nurses Home and
attached garden wall
GV II
Nurses Home. 1878-80 with minor C20 alterations. Designed by Goddard & Paget. Red brick
with brick and terracotta dressings. Plain tile roofs and tall brick stacks. Moulded cill and lintel
bands. 3 storey plus attic. 3 bay front, with doorway to right in moulded surround with
overlight and segmental pediment. Central pair of glazing bar sashes flanked by 2 storey canted
bay windows, that to the right projects. Above a single tall central sash with a balcony
supported on 3 stone brackets with iron balustrade. Above another sash with a datestone below,
on eitherside are pairs of sashes, those to left topped by a pediment, those to right topped by a
curved gable. Plainer Filbert Street front has a central door with overlight and to right a single
sash and to the left 3 sashes. Above 2 central sashes with 3 sashes to the left on both upper
floors. To the right a projecting tall stack. Aylestone Road front has low garden wall with ashlar
coping and a pair of square gatepiers to the right. Interior retains original stairs, doors, some
fireplaces and Minton tile floors in the halls.


Listing NGR: SK5866603258

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