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Gate Piers and Cast Iron Gate to Former Midland Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Latitude: 52.632 / 52°37'55"N

Longitude: -1.1245 / 1°7'28"W

OS Eastings: 459347

OS Northings: 304165

OS Grid: SK593041

Mapcode National: GBR FJL.PC

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.P3PK

Entry Name: Gate Piers and Cast Iron Gate to Former Midland Railway Station

Listing Date: 6 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361036

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188847

Location: Leicester, LE2

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: The Resurrection

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

Gate piers and cast iron
SK 5904 8/340 gate to former
Midland Railway
2.Gatepiers and gate.1839. Only surviving features of the former Midland Railway Station
by William Parsons in Greek Revival style. Station demolished in 1890 and rebuilt. Two
stone piers and one cast iron gate. Each pier, of five slightly tapering ashlar blocks
on a projecting single block base course, has a frieze and moulded classical cornice with a
weathered capping block over. The sides of each pier are cut with a central vertical band
which stops against a vertical console bracket below the frieze. A single leaf C.I. gate,
with fleur de lys finials to the vertical bars, is hinged onto the west side of the west

Listing NGR: SK5934704164

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