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Police Station

A Grade II Listed Building in North Evington, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6375 / 52°38'14"N

Longitude: -1.1057 / 1°6'20"W

OS Eastings: 460613

OS Northings: 304791

OS Grid: SK606047

Mapcode National: GBR FNJ.SD

Mapcode Global: WHDJB.ZYMX

Entry Name: Police Station

Listing Date: 15 February 1994

Last Amended: 11 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263368

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432495

Location: Leicester, LE5

County: City of Leicester

Unitary Authority Ward: North Evington

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: North Evington St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

In the entry for;
LEICESTER ASFORDBY ROAD
SK 60 SW
(west side)
18/10034 Police Station
II
the entry shall be amended to read;
SK 60 SW LEICESTER ASFORDBY STREET
(west side)
18/10034 Police Station
II

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The following building shall be added to the list;

LEICESTER ASFORDBY ROAD
SK 60 SW
(west side)
18/10034
Police Station
II
Police station, formerly a police and fire station with 2 attached houses and a lamp room.
1899. Designed by Arthur Wakerley. Red brick with painted ashlar dressings and
Westmorland slate roofs with 2 gable and 2 ridge stacks. 2 storey. 10 window front,
arranged 1:2:3:4. Former police station to right has an off-centre doorway with 6-panel door
and plain fanlight within a moulded, round headed surround. To the right two, 2-light cross
mullion windows with glazing bar upper lights, between is a blind window with a carved
coat of arms in the upper light. To the left a single cross mullion window with a doorway
included in the right light with a 6-panel door, this doorway lead to the original lamp room.
All with moulded impost and cill bands and conti nuous entablature. Slightly projecting
door surround continues above with broad panel, a sash with keystone and scrolled ashlar
sides which breaks through the eaves to form an entablature and a small round headed gable.
Eitherside a single sash and to the left a further sash, all with glazing bar upper lights.
Former sergeants house, projects slightly, with round headed doorway to the right with
6-panel door and 4-light fanlight, moulded round arched hood supported on brackets. To
the left a large canted bay window with a central 2-light cross mullion window, and single
side lights, all with glazing bar upperlights. Above 3 sashes, with continuous cills, impost
band and lintels. Above a large gable with ashlar bands and a central plaque inscribed 1899.
Former fireman's cottage has a doorway with a 6-panel door and an ashlar lintel to the left a
2-light cross mullion window with glazing bar upper lights and a lintel band. Above 2 sashes
also with glazing bar upper lights. Former fire station projects very slightly, single storey plus
attic. To left a large segment headed, moulded arch with 4-light glazed doors, and to the
right a doorway with double part glazed doors under a segmental arch with carved
tympanum and moulded arch. Both these doors are flanked by short Doric pilasters and an
entablature at impost level, above a further entablature topped by a banded gable with a
central circular window in a moulded surround with keystone.

Listing NGR: SK6061304791

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