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Area Railings to No 81

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6291 / 52°37'44"N

Longitude: -1.1313 / 1°7'52"W

OS Eastings: 458892

OS Northings: 303842

OS Grid: SK588038

Mapcode National: GBR FHM.6D

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.L5GR

Entry Name: Area Railings to No 81

Listing Date: 5 January 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300242

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188686

Location: Leicester, LE1

County: City of Leicester

Unitary Authority Ward: Castle

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester Holy Trinity with St John the Divine

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

KING STREET
1.
5304
(West Side)
5.1.50 Nos 69 to 81 (odd)
Area Railings to No 81
SK 5803 9/57
II
2.
Dated 1836. Early C19 terrace range in stucco, with plinth and bands.
Two-storey houses in pairs, with pilasters with anthemion capitals dividing
off all windows and doors. Ten window range, with dog-eared stucco architraves.
All sashes with glazing bars. Doors paired and recessed, each pair with
a plain segmental headed entry up three stone steps. Five-panel doors
with rectangular traceried fanlights. Plain frieze and cornice breaking
forward between doorways. No 81 is the corner house of block, faces south,
with similar treatment, and division by pilasters but the centre has a
rounded two-storey bow containing door and window, and a plaque above
inscribed "Crescent Cottages 1836" inserted in frieze below the cornice.
Recessed door, which has a shouldered stucco architrave, as also the two
ground floor windows. A small rectangular blind panel flanks door and
central upper window. One later dormer with barge boards. Slate roof.
Including area railings to No 81 with spear-headed shafts and linked circles
in frieze below, the two small gates are treated in same way.


Listing NGR: SK5889203841

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