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2 and 2a, Castle Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Hinckley Castle, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5413 / 52°32'28"N

Longitude: -1.3728 / 1°22'21"W

OS Eastings: 442637

OS Northings: 293895

OS Grid: SP426938

Mapcode National: GBR 7LZ.MRH

Mapcode Global: VHCSX.5D47

Entry Name: 2 and 2a, Castle Street

Listing Date: 22 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361294

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188159

Location: Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire, LE10

County: Leicestershire

District: Hinckley and Bosworth

Electoral Ward/Division: Hinckley Castle

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Hinckley

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Hinkley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SP 4293 NE TOWN OF HINCKLEY CASTLE STREET (north
side)
16/30

22.4.86 Nos. 2 and 2A

GV II

Shop row. Early C19. Red brick with stuccoed dressings including
projecting cornice as parapet to slate roof; brick ridge stacks in
centre of south and west fronts and end stack to left of west front. 4
storeys to the 2 left hand bays of the south front with reduced
proportions to third floor, and 3 storeys to the rest of the building.
Nos. 2 and 2A stand on the corner of Castle Street and the Market
Place, there being 3 bays to the west, a recessed bay curving round the
corner and 2 bays to the south. The 2 left hand bays of the west front
have sashes in open boxes with 2-light casements to third floor;
otherwise, sashes on second floor and glazing bar sashes on first floor
except for the corner bay where the windows are blind; all windows have
wedge-shaped lintels with raised key blocks. Late C19 shop front to
ground storey, except to right hand bay of south front; pilastered
screen to rusticated wall surface topped by a cornice. Windows C20 to
right. Late C19 double shop front to extreme right with C20
alterations including a wide fascia.


Listing NGR: SP4263793895

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