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9, Welford Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.632 / 52°37'55"N

Longitude: -1.1339 / 1°8'1"W

OS Eastings: 458716

OS Northings: 304154

OS Grid: SK587041

Mapcode National: GBR FGL.ND

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.K38L

Entry Name: 9, Welford Place

Listing Date: 4 August 1999

Last Amended: 26 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388268

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476267

Location: Leicester, LE1

County: City of Leicester

Unitary Authority Ward: Castle

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

SK 5804 SE LEICESTER WELFORD PLACE
(North West side)
718/3/10136
Number 9
04.08.1999
II


Businessman's club, now restaurant. 1875-77, with later additions. Designed by Joseph Goddard.
Red brick with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roofs. Basement, 2 storeys and attic. Deep plinth, moulded ground and first floor bands, deep bracketed eaves band. Welford Place front has single window to left with a large 5 window curved section to right. To left moulded ashlar door surround with 4-light ashlar overlight. To right 5 plate glass sash windows with plain lower sash, 2-pane upper sash and 3-pane overlight, all with moulded ashlar lintels with curved corners and decorative roundels above. Above 6 similar windows with segment heads, hood moulds and central bosses. Above again attic to curved section has 5 linked dormer windows with sashes and tall pointed gables. Poklington's Walk front has single window to left, curved 3 window centre and projecting 2 window square bay to right. Left and central sections have similar fenestration to Welford front. Right bay has 2 plain sashes to each floor. INTERIOR has large entrance hall with wood block floor, Victorian marble fireplace and 3 flight staircase with turned balusters and square newels with ball finials. Bar, Billiard room and dining room all retain original doors, doorcases, coving and deep skirting boards.

Listing NGR: SK5871604154

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