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Cattle Market Refreshment Rooms

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6212 / 52°37'16"N

Longitude: -1.1331 / 1°7'59"W

OS Eastings: 458784

OS Northings: 302951

OS Grid: SK587029

Mapcode National: GBR FGQ.T8

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.KCNX

Entry Name: Cattle Market Refreshment Rooms

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361409

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188568

Location: Leicester, LE2

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Saffron

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester The Holy Spirit

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

AYLESTONE ROAD
1.
5304
Cattle Market
SK 50 SE 17/208 Refreshment Rooms
II
2.
Circa 1871-2. Architect John Breedon Everard. Single-storey red brick
building approximately cruciform on plan. Slate hipped roof with very
wide eaves supported on ornate cast-iron brackets, and decorative iron
cresting to eaves. Round-arch windows and depressed pointed arch doorways
with moulded brick and keystones in arches and continuous stone string
course at impost level. Tall clock tower at centre, gabled with shaped
bargeboards, arched drip-mould over clock face with carved foliage at
impost with head of cattle projecting at each corner. Surmounted by louvred
bell-turret with square spire with elaborate wind-vane. Including Restaurant
building to west, similar but square on plan and without clock tower.


Listing NGR: SK5878402951

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