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Rear Elevation of Nos 7 and 9 (Picture House) Facing Town Hall Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Latitude: 52.6338 / 52°38'1"N

Longitude: -1.1318 / 1°7'54"W

OS Eastings: 458855

OS Northings: 304362

OS Grid: SK588043

Mapcode National: GBR FHK.3Q

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.L285

Entry Name: Rear Elevation of Nos 7 and 9 (Picture House) Facing Town Hall Square

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188646

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: Leicester Holy Trinity with St John the Divine

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

(South West Side)
Rear elevation of Nos
7 and 9 (Picture House)
facing Town Hall Square
SK 5804 SE 3/243
Rear elevation of Nos 7 and 9 Granby Street, a disused cinema (Picture
House). Built 1924. Italianate design. Ashlar. Three storeys. Ground
floor rusticated. First floor large tripartite round-arch windows with
Tuscan pilasters and keyblocks with large cills on consoles. Second floor
five small square windows in moulded architraves with panels between and
moulded cill course. Heavy and widely overhanding eaves cornice with
large modillions to soffit. Roman tile hipped roof. Ground floor two
wide stage or vehicle entrances.

Rear elevation of Nos 7 and 9, No 11 ogether with Pickfords, the Town
Hall, the Fountain and War Memorial in Town Hall Square and No 10, The
Royal Hotel, Nos 17, 19 and 12 Horsefair Street, and all listed buildings
in Bishop Street form a group. (Pickfords is a building oflocal interest).

Listing NGR: SK5885504362

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