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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
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
5.1.50 Nos 69 to 81 (odd)
Area Railings to No 81
SK 5803 9/57
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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