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Lodge at Towers Hospital Gate 2, Block 49

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Latitude: 52.6507 / 52°39'2"N

Longitude: -1.0901 / 1°5'24"W

OS Eastings: 461652

OS Northings: 306268

OS Grid: SK616062

Mapcode National: GBR FSC.6P

Mapcode Global: WHFKH.7M4S

Entry Name: Lodge at Towers Hospital Gate 2, Block 49

Listing Date: 14 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376812

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468941

Location: Leicester, LE5

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Troon

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester The Presentation of Christ

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

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718/15/10053 Lodge at Towers Hospital
Gate 2, Block 49


Lodge to mental hospital, now disused. 1867-69, by EL Stephens, Borough Surveyor. Gothic Revival style, similar to the hospital. Red brick, with blue brick and ashlar dressings, and slate roofs with a central corbelled ridge stack. Dentillated eaves. Single storey, cruciform plan, with half-hipped roofs on the main axis, and gabled cross wing. Entrance front has a projecting gable with tracery and bargeboard. Canted brick and ashlar bay window, flanked to right by a painted ashlar doorcase under a relieving arch. Half-glazed door. To left, a 2-light mullioned window. To left again, a lower service bay with a similar window and hipped roof. Right return has half-hipped bay with a renewed window under a relieving arch.

Listing NGR: SK6165206268

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